Cloud News from the R&E Community

Major Jordanian University Uses Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure For Flexible IT
BAU (Al Balqa’ Applied University) believes it is the first University in Jordan to harness Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform to
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University of Washington is predicting ocean chemistry using Microsoft Azure
Ocean acidification is an emerging global problem, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Scientists are just starting
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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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Norway: Box for all students
Why the cloud? Students at AHO had access to a personal storage space of 4 Gigabyte on school servers. With
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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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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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Sparkle to provide cloud services for Géant research network
TIM’s Sparkle has signed a framework agreement to provide cloud services from European research and development network Géant in 30
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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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Infrastructure as a Service – Delivering services to Europe’s NRENs
The team working on the Pan-European procurement of IaaS services for European NRENs and their institutions met in Trondheim on the
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GÉANT with Microsoft cloud connectivity agreement
GÉANT has signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft to act as network connectivity provider for Microsoft’s Azure ExpressRoutes service. This
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GÉANT and Amazon Web Services – breaking down barriers to cloud service adoption
Amazon waiving data egress charges is a major step forward for use in European research and education. Cloud computing –
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GEANT signs AWS as cloud provider
European research and education organisation GEANT, which operates a 500 Gbps pan-European network, announced that it signed a landmark cloud
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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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SURF: GÉANT presents European cloud catalogue and joint purchase of cloud services In GÉANT,
European NRENs have joined forces to make cloud services with good conditions of use available to the European education and
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