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Abu Dhabi Ports launch smart, eco-friendly containers

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The company has established a data centre to deliver an agile end-to-end smart service

Abu Dhabi Ports will use eco-friendly containers to house its digital solutions, media reports said. It is reported that the company will use solar-panelled steel and aluminium smart containers powered by clean energy.

The containers are equipped with smart technologies such as in- row cooling, clean energy and efficient space allocation. These processes will help the company to curb carbon emissions and reduce power usage effectiveness.

The eco-friendly mobile data centre is used to process data of critical applications such as terminal operation systems, visitor passes, port including other digital customer services.

Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Abu Dhabi Ports Group CEO, told the media, “Global maritime organisations need to reassess traditional ways of conducting business and to seek out sophisticated alternatives especially during times of economic upheaval.
We are committed to investing in ultra-modern green and clean technology and innovative digital infrastructure that ensures business continuity at all times.”

Abu Dhabi Ports said that its port operations should have value and also maintain the highest safety standards for data security for providing a good streamlines service. The idea of deploying a mobile data centre reflects the company’s commitment to deliver an agile and scalable end-to-end smart service to its customers and stakeholders.

The successful digitalisation journey for the company lies in its capabilities to provide differentiation through hybrid cloud architecture. The adoption of the technology will help Abu Dhabi Ports to cater to digital demands, control costs and provide more competitive pricing to its customers.

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