Dubai Silicon Oasis’ urban master-planned community spans 7.2 square kilometres with state of the art office towers, R&D and industrial zones, educational institutions, villas and apartments, healthcare and a full range of lifestyle facilities that translate into a dynamic commercial and social environment. DSO enjoys one of the most developed infrastructures in the region. The authority has injected a large capital investment in its infrastructure to cater to the need of high tech industries in the free zone, this ranges from advanced telecommunications, a fibre optic network, tier 3 data centre with 120 high capacity racks, and a high-tech utility infrastructure with 8 power stations with a capacity of 1,600 mega watts.
The technology park possesses a combined fire, water and irrigation supply system which is supported by a pump station and a 5,000 cubic meter underground irrigation tank. A sanitary water network is also provided giving potable water supply of 44,525 cubic metres per day based on an estimated 162,400 population working and/or living at the Silicon Oasis.
DSO has its own functional self sufficient sewage network and sewage treatment plant (STP). Its current capacity stands at 3,000 cubic metres per day. To facilitate expected demand and the community’s future growth, DSO has upgraded the STP capacity to 10,000 cubic metres. Its new capacity will be fully operational by the first quarter of 2011.
Furthermore, DSO has a fully completed network of roads allowing quick and easy in and out access to Dubai’s major highways.
In addition, DSO offers an array of high-quality facilities to those working and living in DSO.