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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.

D5.1 Evaluation of Initial Flagships Deployments

This report provides an Initial Evaluation of the three Proof of Concept deployments, held in the first half of 2012, based on the Success Criteria defined as part of Work Pack age 5. The three flagship applications selected for the Proof of Concept cover a varying number of Use Cases. Each flagship presented differing challenges for the Cloud Service providers during the migration of the application to the cloud infrastructure.


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.