Cloud News from the R&E Community

CESNET and DFN Launch GÉANT Framework Web & Videoconferencing Solutions
Jan Ruzicka from CESNET in the Czech Republic and Christian Meyer from DFN in Germany share their experience with the
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Cloud Workshop for Universities and Academic Institutions in Cyprus
Universities, Schools and Research Institutions in Cyprus can now benefit from Microsoft Azure cloud services through the GÉANT IaaS framework
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SWITCH Hosts 3rd Higher Education Cloud Day
On 10 April 2018, SWITCH hosted the 3rd Higher Education Cloud Day at the University of Bern. The Higher Education
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Spanish Consortium Launches UNIDisc Storage Solution via the GÉANT Cloud Offering
When the Consorci de Serveis Universitaris de Catalunya (CSUC) looked toward the clouds to improve effectiveness and efficiency by leveraging
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26 April 2018 webinar – introducing Amazon Web Services and using the AWS spot market for research and education
This interactive webinar will introduce the Amazon Web Service (AWS) IaaS framework agreement and show how AWS can support research
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UH-Sky Microsoft Azure Event
On 21 March 2018, the Norwegian higher education cloud initiative (UH-Sky) organised a conference on Microsoft Azure on how IT
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Get Trained on the AWS Cloud – Free online training
Get Trained on the AWS Cloud Watch the AWSome Day Online: a free, virtual training that provides a step-by-step introduction
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Nextcloud and GÉANT team up to deliver secure file sync-and-share solution for education and research
Communication and real-time collaboration are quickly becoming more important in the educational market, while keeping data and communication under the
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Join us in Trondheim!
The GÉANT Cloud activity will be present at the TNC18 Networking Conference in Trondheim, Norway in June. The cloud task
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IUCC-Israel Launches First Inter-University Cloud Forum
On February 14, 2018 the first meeting of the Inter-University Cloud Forum was held at IUCC. IT staff from Israel’s
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Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
Why the cloud? QQi needed to improve a vital, mission-critical legacy application that was operating on outdated hardware, inefficient software
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European Commission: GÉANT and Amazon Web Services are breaking down barriers to cloud services adoption
Amazon Web Services has committed to making it easier for scientists to use its cloud storage, computing, and database services
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Webinar: Transforming Research & Education with Microsoft Azure
  The webinar took place on 30th November 2017 watch the video here Presenter: Karl Podesta Azure Big Compute Technical
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HEAnet: GÉANT and Microsoft announce cloud technology partnership
GÉANT have announced a successful multi-year partnership with Microsoft to make powerful cloud computing environments more accessible to research and
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SURFcumulus video presentation
The Dutch NREN SURF, has made a presentation video for SURFcumulus, their HE hybrid IaaS solution, that can be seen
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SWITCH: The smart way to access cloud applications
Many questions need to be addressed in relation to various aspects of cloud applications: strategy, procurement, migration, integration, organisational changes,
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RESTENA: The Cloud offer – Infrastructure as a Service
Infrastructure as a Service, short IaaS, is a cloud computing solution that enables access to high performance computing resources in
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Microsoft Azure joins Géant’s Europe-wide IaaS mega-framework
Microsoft joins Géant’s bid to create a cost-effective and accessible cloud procurement hub for Europe’s education and research community. Read
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GÉANT and Microsoft partnership helps R&E achieve quicker breakthroughs with cloud technology​
GÉANT today announced the latest achievement in a successful multi-year partnership with Microsoft to make powerful cloud computing environments more
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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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