Etisalat, Accenture Ink Partnership to Lead Digital Transformation to Support IoT, Big Data, AI, Connected Health

Etisalat, Accenture Ink Partnership to Lead Digital Transformation to Support IoT, Big Data, AI, Connected Health Image Credit: Etisalat

Etisalat, through its newly established Etisalat Digital, have signed an MOU with Accenture at the Gitex Technology Week 2016, to collaborate in the digital solutions arena to enable ICT and digital transformation in the region. The Etisalat and Accenture commercial agreement will operate across multiple industries with special focus on Government, Health, Entertainment, large developments, Energy, Utilities and Banking.

The two parties will work together combining Etisalat Digital’s technology platforms and solutions with Accenture’s business knowledge, solutions and expertise to deliver leading capabilities, assets and technologies. This commercial agreement will allow Etisalat and Accenture to provide large enterprise clients with end-to-end digital solutions and guide them through a transformational journey from design to rapid delivery resulting in tangible business results.

The scope of the agreement will see Etisalat and Accenture create new Digital Channels and new Digital Products/Services leveraging Digital technologies (Internet of Things, Big Data, connected Health and connected Home, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Cloud), as well as the more traditional Technology (IT Transformation, Application Modernization, Enterprise Integration, Intelligent Infrastructure, Security).

Salvador Anglada, Chief Business Officer of Etisalat Group
This commercial agreement will focus on large scale projects that are built on Etisalat Digital’s platforms and solutions and is reinforced by the professional services, solutions and best practices from both parties.

Omar Boulos, regional managing director of Accenture in the Middle East and North Africa
In a scenario where the Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly blurring the boundaries of the digital and physical worlds, Accenture remains committed to providing consumers with add-on conveniences and interactivity at the touch of a button to maximize their digital experience.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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