DUBAI, UAE. – March 20, 2019 –Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced a global initiative to establish HPE Digital Life Garage; a series of next generation HPE innovation centers around the world that aim to transform how technology impacts society at large. The first center, which is due to open in Dubai in September 2019, will accelerate the development of the UAE’s innovation ecosystem. It will support the UAE’s Smart Nation initiative, as well as its goals set out in the Vision 2021 and National Advanced Sciences Agenda 2031.
HPE Digital Life Garage will be a business accelerator based on a co-innovation model –operated in collaboration with local market and global partners to create innovative technological concepts, develop them into an actionable Proof of Value and accelerate the idea-to-production lifecycle.
It will help partners and customers:
HPE Digital Life Garage demonstrates
innovative, production-ready digital solutions
“Today, technology is an integral part of people’s lives and has transformed what is considered possible. HPE wants to inspire local communities and bring together partners from government and industry to co-innovate and advance the way people live and work”, said Antonio Neri, President and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. “The UAE’s vision for innovation and its dynamic, growing economy is the reason why we decided to open our first HPE Digital Life Garage here.”
It will consist of three parts; the Lab where interactive workshops will take place between HPE, customers and partners to create innovative concepts and turn into pre-production demonstrations; the Venue where all innovations realized in the HPE Digital Life Garage in the UAE and across the world will be showcased to partners and customers; and the Digital Knowledge Center, where new competencies in technology, business and management will be discussed through a combination of seminars, workshops and on-the-job training with lab fellows and senior engineers from HPE and its partners.
HPE Digital Life Garage will be part of the award-winning HPE Executive Briefing Center family, operated by the global HPE Customer Advocacy organization. It will offer HPE partners and customers in the UAE the opportunity to benefit from competencies, solutions and innovations developed around the world, while also exporting globally what is created in the UAE market.
The UAE aspires to turn innovations into daily experiences for its citizens, to positively impact people’s lives. Local partners of HPE Digital Life Garage will include UAE government entities, local start-ups and larger enterprises, research partners, as well as other relevant market players.
HPE Digital Life Garage will provide benefits to various UAE stakeholders. For the government, it will serve as a hotbed for scientific research and homegrown high-tech solutions that can result in ground-breaking technology innovations for citizens. For the local business ecosystem, It will help organizations benefit from solutions that will give them a competitive differentiation and a fast route to production. Finally, innovators from small start-ups to large scale corporations focused on creating new technologies and solutions will be able to get access to real data to achieve success and reward.
HPE Digital Life Garage offers companies
solutions that will give them a competitive
Launching first in the UAE, further HPE Digital Life Garage locations will be announced in the near future.
About Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a global technology leader focused on developing intelligent solutions that allow customers to capture, analyze and act upon data seamlessly from edge to cloud. HPE enables customers to accelerate business outcomes by driving new business models, creating new customer and employee experiences, and increasing operational efficiency today and into the future.