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Primeur weekly 2012-10-15

The Cloud

European Union Cloud strategy adopted and new web presence of DG CONNECT launched ...

Contrail Platform-as-a-Service tool ConPaaS 1.0.0 now available ...

Brocade advances OpenStack-based private Cloud adoption with Piston Cloud ...

Dell expands Cloud client computing solutions for VMware View, Desktop as a Service and channel offerings to Europe ...

AT&T and IBM create breakthrough global Cloud service for businesses ...

Managed Service Providers in key markets adopting IBM PureSystems to grow business ...

An operating system in the Cloud ...

VMware extends Cloud management capabilities with vCloud Suite updates ...

VMware introduces Enterprise Purchasing Programme ...

EuroFlash

Brocade fabric switches to provide networking support for new Hitachi Unified Compute Platform ...

Bull announces EMC VSPEX powered by Bull bullion servers ...

Launch of the EGI Writing Prize 2013 in association with iSGTW ...

European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures to celebrate 10th anniversary ...

Quantum oscillator responds to pressure ...

Wireless data at top speed ...

USFlash

Dell and major research universities increase access to research computing supported by Internet2 ...

Agriauto selects IBM to fully to consolidate data centre ...

IBM expands PureSystems family to help clients tame Big Data ...

Indiana University to acquire nation's fastest university-owned supercomputer ...

High tech on the High Plains ...

Opening and dedication of NWSC Supercomputing Facility scheduled October 15 ...

SDSC to house data repository for NIH Metabolomics project ...

Topological superconductors ...

Mellanox introduces SwitchX-2 - the world's leading software defined networking VPI switch ...

European Union Cloud strategy adopted and new web presence of DG CONNECT launched

12 Oct 2012 Brussels - A new Commission Communication on Cloud computing has been adopted and announced by Commissioner, Vice-President Neelie Kroes on 27 September 2012. The DG CONNECT unit E2 has been a major actor leading to this important step within the Commission services.

Independently from the announcement of the Cloud computing strategy, the new web site of the Directorate-General (DG) CONNECT has now gone live. It has been reshaped to reflect the challenges of the Digital Agenda for Europe (DAE).

The site has been rationalised and structured in a way that you will find areas of your concern more easily. It is structured into thematic tabs and their sub-chapters, which do not necessarily coincide with specific units of the Directorate-General.

Those of you who used to look for a specific unit website will notice that the names of the topics on the new website do not exactly reflect the name of the unit you have worked with.

You will find most of the topics related to the unit "Software and Services, Cloud" under the tab "Telecoms & the Internet". At the bottom of the Cloud page you will find a link to the web page with the announcement and related documents under "Cloud".

For the moment, you can also access the Cloud chapter via the central photo carousel showing the week's highlights. This carousel will be refreshed regularly depending on current actions and priorities.

The topics are interrelated with other thematic areas of the DG and also with other services of the EU Institutions. These interrelations will be underlined by putting relevant links on the topic's page, but you can also explore other areas of interest.

"Research related topics" remain hosted on Cordis at http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ict/ssai/home_en.html . There is also a tab on "Research & Innovation" on the new web site, but the topics there are meant to be more of a policy nature. For those of you who are interested in a specific research field, you can continue consulting Cordis.

More information is available at http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/cloudcomputing/index_en.htm and at http://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/

Source: European Commission - DG CONNECT / E2

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2012-10-15

The Cloud

European Union Cloud strategy adopted and new web presence of DG CONNECT launched ...

Contrail Platform-as-a-Service tool ConPaaS 1.0.0 now available ...

Brocade advances OpenStack-based private Cloud adoption with Piston Cloud ...

Dell expands Cloud client computing solutions for VMware View, Desktop as a Service and channel offerings to Europe ...

AT&T and IBM create breakthrough global Cloud service for businesses ...

Managed Service Providers in key markets adopting IBM PureSystems to grow business ...

An operating system in the Cloud ...

VMware extends Cloud management capabilities with vCloud Suite updates ...

VMware introduces Enterprise Purchasing Programme ...

EuroFlash

Brocade fabric switches to provide networking support for new Hitachi Unified Compute Platform ...

Bull announces EMC VSPEX powered by Bull bullion servers ...

Launch of the EGI Writing Prize 2013 in association with iSGTW ...

European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures to celebrate 10th anniversary ...

Quantum oscillator responds to pressure ...

Wireless data at top speed ...

USFlash

Dell and major research universities increase access to research computing supported by Internet2 ...

Agriauto selects IBM to fully to consolidate data centre ...

IBM expands PureSystems family to help clients tame Big Data ...

Indiana University to acquire nation's fastest university-owned supercomputer ...

High tech on the High Plains ...

Opening and dedication of NWSC Supercomputing Facility scheduled October 15 ...

SDSC to house data repository for NIH Metabolomics project ...

Topological superconductors ...

Mellanox introduces SwitchX-2 - the world's leading software defined networking VPI switch ...