GÉANT Clouds Service

Enabling Institutions to access virtualised commercial cloud services

Provided by:
GÉANT Association
Scientific domain:
Dedicated for:
Resource Managers, Resource Provider Managers, Research Infrastructure Managers, Research Communities, Providers, Researchers
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The GÉANT Cloud Services initiative is focused on assisting National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) and higher education and research organisations to become more agile, as well as provide users with the right mix and range of IT cloud-based services and products that meet their needs and are uniquely suited to the community’s requirements. This means developing and/or acquiring fully interoperable solutions based on: Security, privacy and confidentiality. Standards for seamless interoperability to (no vendor lock-in). Reliability, availability, data location and replication. Diverse choice from a large selection of services. Economic sustainability. Favourable consortium pricing agreements. Direct peering. Federated Authentication and ID management (AAI). Adaptive payment methods. GÉANT has developed a range of resources to support NRENs in cloud adoption and take-up. Services are provided to qualifying institutions through the National Research and Education Network (NREN) Please contact your participating NREN here. https://clouds.geant.org/nren-cloud-contacts/

Scientific categorisation
  • Generic
    • Generic
Target users
  • Resource Managers
  • Resource Provider Managers
  • Research Infrastructure Managers
  • Research Communities
  • Providers
  • Researchers
Resource availability and languages
  • English
  • French
  • Danish
  • Bulgarian
  • German
  • Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • Albanian
More about GÉANT Clouds Service

The EOSC Portal is operated by the EOSC Enhance (Grant Agreement no. 871160), EOSC-hub (Grant Agreement no. 777536), and OpenAIRE-Advance (Grant Agreement no. 777541) projects funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.For a complete list of contributors, visit the About EOSC Portal