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HNSciCloud moves to the Prototype Phase: 3 consortia have been awarded this week in Geneva

On the 3rd April 2017, the awards ceremony for the successful contractors moving to the Prototype Phase of the Helix Nebula Science Cloud Pre-Commercial Procurement took place at CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland.
Congratulations to the three winning consortia!

Contractor 1: T-Systems, Huawei, Cyfronet, Divia

Contractor 2: IBM

Contractor 3: RHEA Group, T-Systems, exoscale, SixSq

During the event, each consortia presented its plans to build the prototype of the hybrid cloud platform and important insights on the project and its next steps has been given. 

This event marked the official beginning of the prototype phase of the PCP process, during which the 3 Consortia will build their prototypes. Prototypes will be ready by the end of the year.

Around 30 people attended the event and more than 70 people followed the live webcast.

The presentations and the recordings of the event are available here.

 

Who's behind HNSciCloud?

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