GÉANT cloud workshop
first GÉANT cloud workshop is hosted by GARR in Rome on 13-14 October. A set of
cloud services are now available, and the workshop will discuss an optimal
delivery and adoption plan. NREN managers responsible for the delivery of cloud
services should attend the workshop. More information and registration.
Pan-European tender for IaaS services
GÉANT and the European NRENs aim to establish framework agreements with suppliers of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions on behalf of their member institutions. The agreements will be the outcomes of a European tender launched 20th April 2016. Read the whole story.
GÉANT with Microsoft cloud connectivity agreement
has signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft to act as network
connectivity provider for Microsoft’s Azure ExpressRoutes service. This will
help accelerate open research and education in Europe. Read the whole story on www.geant.org.
Positive feedback on GN4 Symposium Clouds session
The GÉANT Cloud Activity hosted a very well attended session at this year’s GN4 project symposium. Half of the 130 participants responded to the symposium questionnaire for the session, and the feedback is very positive. 85 % rate the session as above average, and the accompanying comments describe the session as informative, with good content and well prepared presentations. If you didn’t attend, you can see the slides on this web site.