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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.

DataCenterKnowledge: CloudSigma Lowers Barriers to Using Big Data Available in Public Domain

With a vision born out of the Helix Nebula Marketplace, launched to provide European scientists easy access to commercial cloud services, CloudSigma is working on building an ecosystem of publicly available data, storing it and making it accessible for users to build services around.

“Data has gravity, and that naturally draws computing into the cloud,” said Robert Jenkins, CEO, CloudSigma.

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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.