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[san-tech][03458] "Helix Nebula - the Science Cloud": CERN, EMBL, ESA and Commercial partners, 01.03.2012

Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 12:58:47 +0900
欧州 3研究機関と産業界のクラウドコンソーシアムがアナウンスされました:

"Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud computing"

  "Today a consortium of leading IT providers and three of Europe's
   biggest research centres (CERN, EMBL and ESA) announced a partnership
   to launch a European cloud computing platform. "Helix Nebula -
   the Science Cloud", will support the massive IT requirements of
   European scientists, and become available to governmental
   organisations and industry after an initial pilot phase."
  "During a two-year pilot phase, Helix Nebula will be deployed and
   tested based on three flagship projects proposed by CERN, EMBL and ESA:
   to accelerate the search for the elusive Higgs particle, to boost
   large-scale genomic analyses in biomedical research, and support
   research into natural disasters. "

  "The commercial partners are Atos, Capgemini, CloudSigma, Interoute,
   Logica, Orange Business Services, SAP, SixSq, Telefonica, Terradue,
   Thales, The Server Labs and T-Systems, along with the Cloud Security
   Alliance, the OpenNebula Project and the European Grid Infrastructure

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
The European Space Agency (ESA)

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