Helix Nebula presentation at the ISC Cloud conference
At the end of September 2014, Atos presented the Helix Nebula Marketplace to an audience composed of scientists and private sector R&D specialists who build models and run simulations on Supercomputers (HPC), HNX plans are to offer HPC as a Service in the future. This was the audience of the ISC Cloud conference, held this year in Heidelberg, Germany.
The conference offered sessions spanning a range of topics, including the latest HPC cloud trends and the successful deployment of cloud technology across industrial and research applications. Other highlights included a lively vendor panel, a series of talks on EU-backed cloud initiatives, and a discussion by software vendors on how they are moving their offerings into the cloud. In addition, issues related to licensing models, privacy and security were addressed in a number of sessions by vendors and participants alike.
HELIX NEBULA PARTNERSHIP
Helix Nebula is a new, pioneering partnership between leading IT providers and four of Europe’s biggest research centres, CERN, EMBL, ESA and PIC, charting a course towards sustainable cloud services for the research communities - the Science Cloud.