Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2020-06-17

Focus on Europe

The Council Of the European Union - the highest body in the EU - still sees the importance of supercomputing, quantum technologies and cloud computing as enablers for technological sovereignty, competitiveness at a global level and a successful digital transformation, underpinning priority areas such as artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain, Internet of Things and cybersecurity. Read further...
NORDunet CEO René Buch is interviewed by GEANT Connect in their latest issue. Although he sees some very good elements in the European Open Science Cloud, René says: "But we need to be careful that we are not creating a 'Godzilla' we can't necessarily control and that is unable to deliver the services that users actually need." Indeed, Primeur Magazine heard from others and learned also from own experience that EOSC is exponentially growing in complexity, while the level of delivered services is still quite modest. Read further...