WWT and NXT Global to Build First UAE’s AI Integration Center in Abu Dhabi

World Wide Technology (WWT) inked a MOU with NXT Global to build and deliver the UAE’s first AI Integration Center to support the UAE in becoming a virtual and physical exporter of plug-and-play cutting-edge AI infrastructure to the world, made in Abu Dhabi. The strategic partnership will be known in the region as WWT NXT Global.

Located in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, WWT NXT Global will design, build, integrate and deliver end-to-end full-stack cutting-edge AI technology stacks utilising WWT’s ecosystem of the globally leading US strategic OEMs in AI, Cyber Security, IT Infrastructure and Networks.

Key Objectives of the WWT NXT Global Integration Center:

  • ElevateAI Ambitions: Align with the UAE’s National AI Strategy by fostering innovation and implementation of AI technologies across various sectors through Emirates-made End-to-End AI infrastructure services.
  • Enhancing Digital Transformation: Provide tailored solutions to accelerate the digital transformation journeys of UAE enterprisesmaking international centre of excellency.
  • Building Local Expertise: Facilitate knowledge transfer and skill development among local IT professionals through training programs and workshops.
  • Collaboration and Innovation: Foster a collaborative environment where enterprises can work together on groundbreaking AI projects and initiatives.

“We are thrilled to launch our AI Integration Center here in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi,” said H.E. Nasser Ahmed Khalifa Ahmed Al Sowaidi, Chair of NXT Global. “Our goal is to support the UAE’s vision of becoming a global leader and net exporter of AI by providing the infrastructure, expertise, and innovative solutions needed to drive significant advancements.

The Center will also serve as a hub for research and development, promoting collaboration with local universities, government agencies, and private enterprises to spearhead AI innovation. WWT NXT Global is dedicated to contributing to the UAE’s goal of creating a knowledge-based economy that is resilient, diversified, and future-ready.”

Mohamed Al Breiki, Masdar City’s Executive Director for Sustainable Development, added, “By choosing Masdar City as their base, both WWT and NXT Global underscore our mission to foster collaborative ecosystems that drive innovation and support the growth of the UAE’s AI industry. With state-of-the-art facilities, advanced research opportunities, and a vibrant community of innovators, Masdar City is at the forefront of sustainable growth and we are proud of attracting such forward-thinking enterprises.”