Software AG, and Intelligent Business Technologies, IBTech, an IT focused subsidiary of Albara’ah Telecom, have entered into a partnership to nurture the formation of advanced safe and smart cities in the region. This partnership will foster the creation of unified emergency services across the Middle East region in addition to a successfully designed, developed deployed and unified command control centre operational in Saudi Arabia.
The collaboration will facilitate IBTech to leverage Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT and webMethods integration expertise to create novel and future oriented use cases that align with safe smart city goals within Saudi Vision 2030. The cutting-edge use cases will lay the foundation for smart cities resulting in innovative services to benefit businesses and end users based on an ecosystem of fully connected enterprises.
The partnership follows successful engagement by the two companies jointly in a leading megacity project in Saudi Arabia. Driven by Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT and webMethods Integration platform, the solution powers faster notification of emergency events which contributes to swift response and enhanced safety for people.
Software AG’s Cumulocity IoT and analytics along with webMethods Integration stack is highly regarded and consistently ranked as leaders by multiple industry analysts such as Gartner and Forrester to name a few. The webMethods API management and integration platform, along with IoT capabilities from Cumulocity, will serve as the foundation for these offerings.
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IBTech creates digital solutions that helps businesses grow, secures communities, and makes employees more productive. They partner with innovative technology providers from across the globe to help realise the digital agenda of both public and private sector enterprises in Saudi Arabia.
The unified emergency hotline for first responders supports in handling emergencies for enhanced safety of human life of citizens and residents and adapt to safe and smart city norms and requirements.
The agreement was signed between Yasser Alhakbani, Board Member, Intelligent Business Technologies, IBTech and Mamdouh Al Olayan, Country Manager- Saudi Arabia, Software AG.
Mamdouh Al Olayan, Country Manager- Saudi Arabia, Software AG, said: “Saudi Arabia is leading the region’s creation of safe smart cities with megacity projects such as NEOM and Red Sea to name a few. Multi-faceted technologies such as IoT and Integration are serving as the foundation of such rapid and fast-tracked development in the country. Software AG has pledged its solidarity to the nation and the region along with our partner IBTech to contribute to the development and advancement of safe smart cities.”
“We aim to expand the reach for the unified emergency public safety solution to provide speedy support and enhance safety of human life. With support from our reputed local partners, Software AG aims to upscale adoption of these versatile technologies across use cases and initiatives for application in the Kingdom and the region.”
Yasser Alhakbani, Board Member, IBTech said, “Building on the success of our joint engagements with two large public safety organisations in Saudi Arabia on utilising Software AG’s integration stack for emergency services applications, IBTech is excited to embark on this extended journey with SoftwareAG to further develop advanced smart city capabilities using Software AG’s integration and IoT software.”
“Together, we look forward to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the field of safe cities and making a positive impact for the citizens of Saudi Arabia.”Click below to share this article