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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.

Ultimum Technologies

Ultimum Technologies s.r.o. is a European provider of OpenStack-powered Infrastructure as a Service for public clouds, hosted private and on-site private cloud solutions in the CEE Region based in Prague, Czech Republic. The company was established in 2010 primarily focusing on Research and Development of analytical software for complex systems simulations. Since then, it has expanded the scope of its activities to the development of Open cloud platforms and services. This vast experience has been exploited in company’s offering which comprise the Ultimum Cloud and Ultimum Cloud Platform.  

Ultimum Cloud provides an Infrastructure as a Service Cloud for enterprise customers. It offers highly available and highly scalable compute resources with an emphasis on performance, automation and Open Source technologies and API’s. Ultimum Cloud aims at providing standardized cloud technology platform built from the OpenStack projects Nova, Neutron, Glance, Keystone, Swift, Cinder, Horizon and others. OpenStack API’s are available to clients to simplify deployments of their workloads. This service is available at The registration is free and available to any who is interested to make the journey to next generation IT.

Ultimum Cloud Platform provides a compact infrastructure cloud ecosystem based on OpenStack to business driven clients or partners who need to transform their current IT into a new-generation platform offering seamless deployment of scalable, agile, highly available compute, storage and networking resources in their own organization. The Ultimum Cloud Platform is also available to those solution providers who decide to provide their customers with the privilege of a new generation IT service.

Ultimum Technologies s.r.o. provides the Ultimum Cloud Platform as its own platform for enterprise customers, solution providers, data centers who operate their own infrastructure. Given innovative, systematic approach and technological know-how is the company able to provide service with the best fit and available components, which include: unified administration, automated solutions, fault tolerance, open-source solutions, stability and user friendly environment. Ultimum Cloud Platform consists of OpenStack Basic Services, OpenStack Shared Services and Ultimum Extensions.


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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.