The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts have entered a new phase of sustainability with the expansion of digital infrastructure storage at the world’s largest solar-powered green data centre.
Moro Hub is a subsidiary of Digital DEWA, the digital arm of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (PJSC). Its green data centre, which is located at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, was inaugurated recently by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council.
The facility’s integrated solutions are designed to provide next-generation services in the areas of digital transformation, cloud and hosting services, cybersecurity, IoT services and professional and managed services, as well as Moro services supported by ChatGPT technology.
His Excellency Justice Omar Al Mheiri, Director, of DIFC Courts, said, “The DIFC Courts, in partnership with Moro Hub, is pleased to enter this next phase of sustainable expansion of our digital infrastructure. This partnership is designed to meet our growing demand for more robust solutions and further increase a secure and reliable way to protect our critical data, applications, and systems from unexpected disruptions. As the DIFC Courts expand its digital ecosystem by offering new technology-driven services to the public, we strive to minimise downtime and ensure user data and systems are always available. We are also proud to complete this transition to Moro Hub’s facility during the Year of Sustainability and to further demonstrate our commitment to spearhead sustainable public court services and to strengthen the UAE’s sustainable economy.”
Moro Hub’s data centre will offer a range of colocation and disaster recovery services. With the latest in technology and infrastructure, the new data centre is designed to meet the stringent security and privacy requirements of businesses and is equipped with the latest in security and monitoring technology. The data centre is also designed to be highly scalable and flexible, allowing the DIFC Courts digital ecosystem to easily add or remove capacity as its needs change.
“We are pleased to collaborate with the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts. Moro Hub and DIFC Courts represent a shared vision that focuses on sustainability. We are confident that having them as key associates with our data centre will help both organisations accelerate towards the net zero goals strategically. Being equipped with the latest technologies and solutions, Moro Hub’s largest solar-powered data centre is a great platform for the DIFC Courts to host their critical data and information. We are confident that this transition will not only enable the DIFC Courts to increase efficiencies but also improve cost-effectiveness. Moreover, the data centre can provide the DIFC Courts with services to scale their needs as and when required, enabling them to make business-critical transactions with speed and ease,” said Mohammad bin Sulaiman, CEO of Moro Hub.
Moro Hub’s green data centre features ground-breaking solutions from Dell Technologies, Microsoft, and Huawei, including the latest advances in cybersecurity and cyber recovery as a service, cloud services, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Moro Open Cloud and more. Using 100% renewable energy, the Uptime TIER III-Certified data centre has a capacity exceeding 100 megawatts (MW).