Cloud News from the R&E Community

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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​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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Press Releases and NREN News

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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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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