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CERN is the world’s largest particle physics lab and home of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s most powerful accelerator providing research facilities for HEP researchers across the globe. LHC experiments will run up to 1 million computing tasks per day and generate around 15 petabytes of data per year over a 10‐15 year period. CERN leads the World‐wide LHC Computing Grid project (WLCG), to provide computing resource to store, distribute, analyse and access (in near real‐time) LHC data for a community of more than 10,000 physicists worldwide.In the Helix Nebula - the Science Cloud project, CERN acts as Coordinator and lead procurer.

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