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du, Wipro partner up to launch IoT security platform in UAE

du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), announced it has entered a partnership with Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, to roll out their purpose-built Internet of Things (IoT) Identity and Access Management platform for the UAE.

The IoT security platform aims at addressing potential threats and securing devices and information, as well as adding policy-driven credential management and end-to-end data encryption, while enabling prompt integration and interoperability, according to a press release.

Andrew Ward, Senior Vice President ICT Products at du, said: “As the world is becoming more connected, it’s our responsibility to offer innovative secure solutions to better manage IoT environments. In partnership with Wipro, we can now enable businesses across the UAE with a robust, device-centric Identity and Access Management platform to ensure trust, privacy and security of data.”

This IoT innovation will play a key role across major industries in the UAE by helping enterprises to maintain integrity, privacy, and compliance, ensuring that their data is safe and secure while enabling efficiencies.

Bharat Raigangar, regional head and business partner (IMEA) - CyberSecurity & Risk at Wipro Limited said: “We are excited to partner with du to offer an Identity and Access Management platform (IAM) for IoT. It will deliver secure outcomes for businesses needing trust and identity management at the centre of their operations. Wipro’s technology expertise and understanding of domain-specific business challenges coupled with du’s capabilities will allow us to create modern IT infrastructure solutions.”

This partnership was announced on the sidelines of du’s participation at GITEX Technology Week taking place in Dubai until Thursday, 10 October 2019.