Cloud News from the R&E Community

​Game-changer for cloud computing:
GÉANT ensures easy consumption of IaaS cloud services across European research and education community​ Over the past year, GÉANT has
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WebRTC videoconference in 4K quality
GÉANT demonstration at the NORDUnet Conference The combination of the open WebRTC framework and relatively inexpensive 4K equipment opens up
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IaaS cloud delivery progress
Over the past year, GÉANT has conducted a joint pan-European tender for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings: a collective invitation to providers,
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InfraStructure As A Service
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provides virtualized computing resources over the cloud. NRENs can act as brokers for third-party providers
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Press Releases

SWITCH brings clarity to the cloud
Around 90 participants at the second Higher Education Cloud Day recently gained insights into new developments in the cloud industry.
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AWS cuts cloud data transfer fees for academic and research user groups.
Cloud services giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) rolls out discounts in bid to lower the cost barrier to making scientific
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GÉANT to offer Dimension Data Cloud services to research and education institutions in Europe.
London/Amsterdam – 11 May, 2017 GÉANT, Europe’s leading collaboration on network and related e-infrastructure and services for the benefit of
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Sparkle, TIM, AWS to provide cloud services to GÉANT
Sparkle, Telecom Italia Group’s international operator, has announced an agreement to provide cloud services to the European Research and Education
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SWITCH: A complete cloud offering under one roof
SWITCH has offered cloud-based infrastructure services with data storage in Switzerland since 2015 under the name SWITCHengines. It is now
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