DoF Abu Dhabi upgrades IT systems
Abu Dhabi, June 30, 2011
The Department of Finance (DOF) Abu Dhabi has upgraded its IT infrastructure and networks in all of its sites and server rooms, in addition to upgrading its Internet call systems.
With this, DoF aims to enhance security levels within its infrastructure, in addition to developing it to become better equipped to handle applications and usages by DoF and the Customs Administration.
“This new IT infrastructural upgrade is in line with our efforts to constantly provide the best-in-class financial services and specialized solutions to Abu Dhabi Government entities,” said Mohammed Sultan Gnome Al Hamli, executive director of DOF.
“This system upgrade will enable us to execute our tasks more efficiently. DoF is committed to enhancing its tools, systems and resources to raise performance levels and achieve sustainable growth for our emirate.”
“This move will not only maintain the standards of excellence adopted at DoF, but it also reinforces the IT Directorate’s achievement of receiving first place for its infrastructure development efforts among 22 other directorates in Abu Dhabi,” he added.
Al Hamli explained that DoF recently applied the Oracle R-12 system to be utilized for all financial operations relating to many government departments in Abu Dhabi.
Dr Hazem Turki El Khatib, head of the Information Technology Directorate, DoF added: “The Department of Finance is adamant on enhancing its information network systems and infrastructure, aiming to improve customer services and their efficiency, thereby achieving desired results for all parties.”
“The Information Technology Directorate is keen on formulating future plans to improve its information infrastructure to better cope with unexpected situations. The directorate is currently in the process of reviewing infrastructure units, to determine performance levels and anticipate shortcomings that may result during implementation of plans,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service
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