When the Consorci de Serveis Universitaris de Catalunya (CSUC) looked toward the clouds to improve effectiveness and efficiency by leveraging synergies and economies of scale to bring state of the art services to its members, they found the right solution at the right price from the GÉANT Cloud offering. CSUC is a consortium of 10 universities and the Catalan government, providing academic services, scientific, library, and knowledge transfer to more than 80 research institutions and centres in the Catalan region of Spain.

In mid-March, CSUC officially launched its UNIDisc service, a cloud storage service based on OwnCloud, acquired via the GÉANT offering for the Catalan education and research community.

 

Submitted by Audrey Gerber

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