Dell Launches Smart Cities Partner Ecosystem to Help Construct a Future-ready India
Dell announced the foundation of the Smart City Partner Ecosystem, a network of organizations with technology expertise to address the Smart City opportunity in India. This network brings together players offering different solutions and capabilities that will help in execution of Smart Cities & IoT projects. Currently, the network has 12 partners, with more coming on board. Together, this partner ecosystem will jointly go to market with end-to-end offerings to aid India’s next phase of growth.
The government’s ambitious ‘100 Smart Cities’ program aims at addressing the infrastructure gap to make cities more livable, besides enhancing the business and investment climate. Central and state governments are making significant investments in innovative smart city programs to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors. The solutions to develop and execute smart cities’ projects can broadly be categorized as:
Applications, for delivery and monitoring of services 8 www.dqindia.com to citizens such as garbage tracking, energy management, traffic management, etc.
Digital Infrastructure, which is the foundation upon which applications can run; such as compute, storage, datacenters, virtualization, network, etc.
Smart Cities need superior digital architects and digital infrastructure to ensure proper planning and execution. They also rely heavily on a solid digital foundation and smart data management. Having implemented and executed several projects globally, Dell is able to bring global best practices to India, as well as customize solutions to match Indian necessities.