The Administrative Capital for Urban Development (ACUD) signed an agreement with Orange Egypt to build and operate the new administrative capital’s data center and cloud computing platform.
The data center is an infrastructure milestone to establish the concept of the “smart capital” and is considered to be one of the key technological hubs in Egypt and the African continent. Orange Egypt has been awarded to build and operate the data center according to the latest international standards based on the company’s international expertise in providing innovative technologies and solutions in cooperation with key international players operating in the ICT sector.
According to this agreement, Orange Egypt will provide the main infrastructure to establish and operate the data center that will enable the administrative capital city to exploit smart technologies to provide various services including ,but not limited to, providing IoT solutions, cloud computing, artificial intelligence platforms, TRIPLE PLAY services (Internet – fixed phone – TV) and facility management utilities.
Eng. Yasser Shaker, CEO and Managing Director of Orange Egypt, expressed his pleasure to cooperate with the Administrative Capital in this worthwhile project as it is one of the important milestones for the modern Egyptian state. Orange possesses the human and financial capabilities and expertise to manage this project in a timely effective manner in compliance with the latest international standards.
The Managing Director of the Administrative Capital Company for Urban Development, Major General Mohamed Abdel Latif, stated that the agreement comes in line with the administrative capital company’s strategy to exploit all tools of modern technology to build the first smart city in Egypt, operating by artificial intelligence technology, noting that the administrative capital is first out of 14 new cities to be built in Egypt.