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Europe’s Leading Public-Private Partnership for Cloud

The Helix Nebula Initiative is a partnership between industry, space and science to establish a dynamic ecosystem, benefiting from open cloud services for the seamless integration of science into a business environment. Today, the partnership counts over 40 public and private partners.

HN in the Press

The article, Helix Nebula – A European High Flyer in the 2013 Global Cloud Space, showcases success stories to date that are shaping the cloud space and tackling significant challenges in multi-vendor, multi-cloud interoperability.

“The proof-of-concept deployment has been very successful” Ramon Medrano Llamas, the Experiment Support group in CERN's IT department speaking about the CERN-ATLAS flagship use-case

The future for science in Europe is bright – and full of clouds! The International science grid this week covers the Helix Nebula partnership event which took place last week at the European Space Agency's ESRIN facility in Frascati, Italy.

Helix Nebula is No 8 in the Top Ten list of Cloud initiatives in 2012 of the HPC magazine. Helix Nebula is part of the list together with great initiatives for the cloud ecosystem launched in 2012 such as: Amazon web services, Open Cloud/ API initiatives and much more.

The feature "Helix Nebula sharpens up Europe’s cloud market" was published in the NES November Newsletter.

This report examines Helix Nebula and how it could serve as a prototype for Europe’s future cloud.

Today the article Helix Nebula sharpens up Europe’s cloud market has been published on Supercomputing online.

Last week EGI had its Fall Technical Forum in Prague, colocated with GlobusEUROPE. The honor of delivering the opening keynote went to Bob Jones of CERN, who started off with an overview of CERN's big data requirements and the progress of the EU Science Cloud, Helix Nebula.

ISC Cloud’12 Keynote Session to Investigate Helix Nebula, Europe’s Science Cloud - Article by Anna Schachoff, ISGTW, August 17th 2012

Helix Nebula Cloud Targets European Scientific Research - Article by Robert Gelber, HPC Wire, July 10th 2012