Dubai Civil Defence Wins Etisalat M2M Award
Etisalat, hosted its first M2M Awards on the second day of M2M Middle East forum at The Address, Dubai Marina. The M2M awards were presented in five categories. Dubai Civil Defense was awarded the Largest M2M Deployment Award in UAE based on the number of assets connected, efficiency and return of deployment. The 24x7 Direct Alarm system is one of the world’s largest critical asset management and monitoring projects. This has positioned Dubai as one of the smartest and safest cities in the world, as inspired by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision 2021.

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Five winners in M2M Middle East Forum
  • Largest M2M Deployment Award – Dubai Civil Defence
  • Emirates Energy Star – Energy Saving Award - Ministry of Social Affairs
  • Emirates Energy Star – Program Deployment Award – Deyaar Development PJSC
  • Etisalat Intelligent Fleet Management Award - Bee'ah Sharjah Environmental Management
  • Etisalat M2M Partner of the Year – Pacific Control Systems LLC

Press reports
  • UAE 8th Place on IMD’s World Competitiveness Ranking
  • Civil Defence Gets Tough on Fire Safety
  • Reduced number of major incidents
    The 24x7 Command Control Center has captured more than 4,526 real life safety alarms since the time of its inception. The Command Control Center has played a vital role in capturing and preventing fire and life safety incidents in Dubai. Statistics show steady reduction in serious incidents in Dubai owing to faster response and timely maintenance of life and safety systems. Since August 2008 until 31st May 2014, there are more than 43,393 assets subscribed to 24x7 Direct Alarm System. In May 2014, 129 life safety incidents were captured while monitoring these connected assets.

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