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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.

iSGTW publishes Helix Nebula success stories to date

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.


Current success stories include the first demonstrations of federated multi-vendor, multi-cloud service delivery; “the Blue Box approach” – a public document, capturing the Helix Nebula Supply-side approach to federated cloud; Collaboration agreements with public infrastructures, EGI and GÉANT.

Read the full article here.



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.