Intelligent Data Centres Issue 01 | Page 43

END USER INSIGHT or Al m ar zo o qi, CIO , MD C BMS MDC BMS INCREASES EFFICIENCIES WITH PURE STORAGE SOLUTION UAE-based MDC Business Management Services, a Mubadala company, deployed Pure Storage’s FlashArray//X which now serves as the backbone of the company’s data centre infrastructure. It has enabled Mubadala’s MDC BMS to make faster, better decisions which ultimately allows the company to grow its asset base and maintain its global leadership position. DC Business Management Services (MDC BMS) is a shared services company that provides support in IT, finance, procurement, facility management and HR for the larger Mubadala Group. present-day prosperity of the United Arab Emirates. The vision of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founding father of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi until 2004, was a future for his people full of opportunity and innovation. The company chose to standardise its block storage on Pure Storage – across production, non-production, disaster recovery and remote sites – to significantly reduce TCO, focus IT resources on business-oriented tasks, rather than storage management and improve performance of applications critical to business performance and growth. A global legend emerges The Mubadala Investment Company has played a starring role in fulfilling that ambition. It is Abu Dhabi’s premier strategic investment company, accelerating the emirate’s economic growth through laser-focused deployment of capital in 15 global sectors in 30 countries, with assets totalling US$226 billion. Its broad portfolio permeates sectors from aerospace and healthcare, to real estate and ICT. Abu Dhabi’s success story has become a legend worldwide and a lynchpin of the MDC BMS provides expertise in several fields – with a strong focus on ICT – M Issue 01 43