GÉANT and OCRE voucher program

How to Use the OCRE Voucher Code with CloudSigma

About CloudSigma CloudSigma has recently been selected as one of the cloud partners for the initial phase of the OCRE project – the voucher program. For those of you who never heard of us – CloudSigma is one of the most customizable cloud providers on the market. Its focus is on open design and flexibility with regards to computing deployments. …

CloudSigma and the OCRE voucher program

CloudSigma selected for the initial voucher program of the OCRE project

The OCRE project The Open Clouds for Research Environments project (OCRE) was launched in 2019. Its aim is to bring together cloud providers, Earth Observation (EO) organizations and the research and education community in order to accelerate cloud adoption. Cloud-based services offer the European research community a wealth of powerful tools. Unfortunately, for many researchers, these are currently out of …

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Find out what specific features are required by teachers looking for cloud services in education

Partner Profile The RESTENA (“Réseau Téléinformatique de l’Education Nationale et de la Recherche”) Foundation operates the National Research and Education Network in Luxembourg. It supports scientific development by providing and maintaining high quality network infrastructure and services for the needs of education and research in Luxembourg. To achieve its mission, a national network infrastructure, the RESTENA network, has been set …

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CloudSigma Becomes Preferred Partner for Cloud Services to the GÉANT Academic Network

Zurich, Switzerland – October, 2017 – we are happy to announce that CloudSigma, a leading European infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provider with headquarters in Switzerland and European subsidiaries in Germany and Poland, has been awarded a GÉANT Infrastructure-as-a-Service Framework Agreement after successfully meeting the selection criteria in the call for competition in late 2016. With this new partnership, CloudSigma is able to …

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Clouds Predicted in the Cloud: How ECMWF Distributes Big Weather Data Using CloudSigma

Customer Profile The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) is an independent intergovernmental organisation supported by 34 states. It is both a research institute and a 24/7 operational service, producing and disseminating numerical weather predictions to its Member States. This data is fully available to the national meteorological services in the Member States. The Centre also offers a catalogue …

How Does CloudSigma Manage to Deliver a Super Fast Network Connectivity?

Stable and fast network connectivity is critical to cloud computing. Aspects, such as high-availability, throughput and redundancy are core to its functionality. Still, there are many more additional measures needed to deliver a reliable but secure service. In this post, as a key member of our networking team I’m going to outline four key steps we’ve taken to give customers …

European providers to support a new cloud computing Marketplace for Science, building on the Helix Nebula Initiative

7 May 2014 European cloud providers to support a new federated European Cloud Marketplace Integration with existing e-Infrastructures e.g. EGI and GÉANT, to form a hybrid cloud Computing Marketplace and reach out to Europe’s research communities Trusted cloud services through compliance with EU regulations and legislation European Cloud service providers, Atos through Canopy its Cloud company, CGI, CloudSigma, EGI, Interoute, …