du Announced as one Finalists in the Global Gartner Data & Analytics Excellence Awards

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Published April 17th, 2017 - 11:01 GMT
During the event
During the event

UAE telecommunications operator du was recently recognised by Gartner as finalists in the Gartner Data & Analytics Excellence Awards in the category of Best Data Management and Infrastructure. To further demonstrate its leadership in the space, Dr. Dirk Jungnickel, Senior VP Business Analytics, from du presented the telco’s leading-edge Big Data analytics solution at Strata + Hadoop World, San Jose.

The presentation took place in front of global giants at the most prestigious Big Data and Artificial Intelligence conference in the heart of Silicon Valley. The occasion not only was an honor for the telecommunications company to represent du as a brand, but the UAE as leaders in an area at the forefront of technological and business innovation. du’s solution represents a critical analytics building block in its everlasting commitment to improve the experience and the value provided to its customers, through enhancing the quality of services on its mobile network. The recognition as finalists in the prestigious Gartner Data and Analytics Excellence Awards demonstrates du’s commitment to delivering innovation that is at par or even exceeding global benchmarks.

The Gartner Data & Analytics Excellence Awards recognise excellence in data and analytics technology to drive best-in-class initiatives. All submissions were assessed by a team of Gartner analysts and honorees were selected by benchmarking against world-class performance standards. Gartner looked for submissions with a strong organizational and leadership component, effective use of modern technologies, and most of all, clear business outcomes.

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Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du)

Ever since we opened for business in 2006, we have worked hard to enhance and expand our bouquet of services in an industry that is at the heart of economic and social transformation. Bringing people and businesses together is what we do best, offering mobile and fixed telephony, broadband connectivity and IPTV services to people, homes and businesses all over the UAE. We also provide carrier services, a data hub, internet exchange facilities and satellite services for broadcasters.

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