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HNSciCloud at EGI Conference 2017 and Indigo Summit 2017, 10 May 2017, Catania, Italy

HNSciCloud will be represented by Bob Jones at the EGI Conference 2017 and Indigo Summit 2017, the 10th May 2017in a procurement session to analyze the current trends within the European eInfrastructures.

Commercial cloud services is gaining traction in the public research sector. While many user communities are considering commercial cloud services as a means of supporting their needs, they are often unsure about how they can be procured in today’s public sector environment.
In this session, Bon Jones will present a number of current initiatives that have hands-on experience of procuring commercial cloud services for research communities. It will also highlight their best practices and outline a scheme by which these can be combined to create a procurement model for the European Open Science Cloud.

During the session, updates on the progress of HNScicloud initiatives will be given, together with an overview of the contents of the EGI-Engage D2.11 deliverable (which promotes the work of PICSE and HNSciCloud). 

The EGI Conference 2017 will be the EGI Community's main event of 2017 and will be the last meeting organised in the context of the EGI-Engage project. The programme will focus on the technical roadmap of EGI, with days dedicated to authorisation and authentication, compute services both HTC and cloud, as well as storage and data services. Sessions on e-infrastructure governance, procurement and business models will also be included in the programme.

The conferences will be hosted by INFN-Catania, part of the Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics.

To learn more about the HNSciCloud procurement session at EGI Conference 2017, click here

Who's behind HNSciCloud?

HNSciCloud Pre-Commercial Procurement is driven by ten leading research organisations from across Europe.