Cloud News from the R&E Community

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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MVC
MVC is a provider and integrator of complete Unified Communication and Collaboration (UCC) solutions. Its portfolio includes consulting, conception and
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Kinly
Kinly is a Dutch-based provider of Pexip and Qumu solutions. Kinly offers a suite of end-to-end video conferencing services –
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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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Nextcloud Enterprise File Sync and Share Platform
Nextcloud offers the industry-leading fully open source solution for on-premise data handling and communication with an uncompromising focus on security
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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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ownCloud Enterprise File Sync and Share Platform
ownCloud provides a solution to organizations that need to share confidential data internally and externally. The open platform offers better
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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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GÉANT Showcase – An Introduction To Microsoft Azure HPC services
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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 QQi needed to improve a vital, mission-critical legacy application that was operating on outdated hardware, inefficient software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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TNC18 – Intelligent networks, cool edges?
10-14 June 2018 – Trondheim, Norway. TNC is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference, with more than 650
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App Store for scientists
Together with the University of Bergen and the University of Oslo, UNINETTs HE Cloud initiative (UH-sky) is working to demonstrate
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Educational clouds in Norway – Edulab
The UNINETT HE cloud initiative, UH-sky, together with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), is looking into how
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IT-Lab: Is it possible to move the university data centre to the cloud?
Why the cloud? In a collaboration with the University of Agder, UNINETTs HE Cloud initiative (UH-sky) is exploring the possibility
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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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