D6.3 Integrating commercial cloud services into the European Open Science Cloud

The HNSciCloud hybrid cloud platform links together commercial cloud service providers and  research organisations’ in-house IT resources via the GEANT network, and provides innovative solutions for supporting the connection of the research infrastructures identified in the ESFRI Roadmap to the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). These results provide an innovative vision of how to develop the capacity necessary to support the nascent EOSC intended to create a single digital research space for Europe’s 1.8 million researchers. 

The document outlines the EOSC rules of participation and technical requirements for on-boarding public and commercial services and provides a list of recommendations to encourage the engagement of commercial cloud providers in the EOSC. 

Who's behind HNSciCloud?

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