Dubai Internet City was created by the government of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. It is a free economic zone and an information technology park, which provides companies with ownership and taxation benefits, guaranteed for a period of fifty years. These freedoms have attracted over eight hundred and fifty information technology firms to the area, employing more than ten thousand workers. Dubai Internet City is located 25 km (16 miles) south of downtown Dubai, one kilometre from the coast, and is adjacent to Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Beach, and the Palm Jumeirah.
Dubai Internet City is the biggest ICT infrastructure in the Middle East, built in a free trade zone. Its goal is to facilitate business development of Internet and Communications Technology companies. Global IT companies with office space or other facilities in the area include Microsoft, Oracle Corporation, HP, Siemens, Samsung, IBM, Dell, Canon, and Cisco. In additional, the local technology company Ducont FZ LLC has its home in the city.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Dubai has a lot to offer in terms of sights and activities. It is the shopping capital of the Middle East and one of the world’s most visited cities. Attractions in Old Dubai include the historic Bastakiya District, the Dubai Museum, Jumeirah Mosque, the open museums of Shindagha District, and many souks. New Dubai offers the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall, the tallest building and the largest mall in the world respectively. Dubai Internet City has a variety of restaurants offering diverse cuisine options. Country Side and Cafe is a popular Iranian establishment, Fresh Restaurant & Cafe offers Asian dishes, Gazebo serves Indian food, Golden Dragon has an extensive Chinese menu, Al Safeer Restaurant cooks authentic local fare, and Big Apple Bagels provides a taste of New York in Dubai.
Dubai Internet City Metro Station is a stop on the Red Line dedicated to the district. The Dubai Airport is easily accessible using this Metro Line. Public buses are accessible at the BBC World News, Tecom Saleh Bin Lahej Building, Tecom Minc Appartments and The Greens Al Sidir bus stops. Taxis are readily available in Dubai Internet City and Sheikh Zayed Road is an easily accessible auto route for drivers.