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Google Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Workshop at TNC18 – book now!

The power and opportunities machine learning and artificial intelligence can offer research and education could be limitless. From image and language analysis to managing huge datasets and extracting insights, AI and ML will revolutionise the use and manipulation of data… Continue Reading →

AWSome Day 2018 for Israeli academia

The Inter-University Computation Center (IUCC) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are pleased to bring AWSome Day 2018 to Israel’s academic community. Submitted by Audrey GerberClick here to read the full article

Cloud Workshop for Universities and Academic Institutions in Cyprus

Universities, Schools and Research Institutions in Cyprus can now benefit from Microsoft Azure cloud services through the GÉANT IaaS framework agreement. As part of CyNet’s efforts to enable their members to move to the cloud with Microsoft Azure, a workshop… Continue Reading →

FileSender workshop: join us in Utrecht

FileSender will be hosting a two day workshop on 1-2 May 2018 at the SURFnet office in Utrecht. The meeting is free to attend and registration is open. This meeting will be a chance to meet the current lead developer… Continue Reading →

SWITCH Hosts 3rd Higher Education Cloud Day

On 10 April 2018, SWITCH hosted the 3rd Higher Education Cloud Day at the University of Bern. The Higher Education Cloud Days are an open and collaborative environment to gain knowledge shared user experiences and best practices. The program highlighted… Continue Reading →

Spanish consortium launches UNIDisc storage solution via the GÉANT Cloud offering

   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… Continue Reading →

UH-Sky Microsoft Azure event

On 21 March 2018, the Norwegian higher education cloud initiative (UH-sky) organised a conference on Microsoft Azure, on how IT organisations can use cloud services in their everyday routines. Eighty participants, developers and technical managers from ICT departments gathered at… Continue Reading →

Israel launches Inter-University Cloud Forum

On February 14, 2018 the first meeting of a new Inter-University Cloud Forum was held at IUCC. Fifteen IT staff from Israel’s universities gathered for a working meeting to discuss cloud computing. The meeting was led by Eyal Estrin, IUCC’s… Continue Reading →

GDPR, cloud and the shared responsibility model

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides organisations that process data through cloud services with some unique challenges and opportunities. Before talking about GDPR obligations, we must talk a little bit about the cloud shared responsibility model. This model is… Continue Reading →

Quality in the Cloud: cost savings and operational success in Ireland

It’s not every day that a state organisation, charged with the responsibility of promoting quality and accountability in education and training services, finds itself a pioneer in the migration of institutional IT services to cloud-based solutions. This case study on… Continue Reading →

Read the new issue of the cloud newsletter from GÉANT

Another newsletter from the GÉANT cloud activity is now out. Get an update on the progress of the IaaS framework agreements, see what happened at the GÉANT symposium, or get an update on new promotional materials. These, and other updates,… Continue Reading →

Arista Networks at TNC17

Arista Networks, Inc. – a leader in Software Defined Cloud Networks – are exhibiting at TNC17. On the stand, Arista are exhibiting their 7280R series of switching and routing products, providing 100GbE full-Internet-scale IPv4 and IPv6 routing (AS1122) for the… Continue Reading →

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