Europe's blueprint for Cloud services
On 19th April, the European Commission presented its blueprint for cloud-based services and world-class data infrastructure to ensure science, business and public services reap benefits of big data revolution. This will be underpinned by the European Data Infrastructure, deploying the high-bandwidth networks, large scale storage facilities and super-computer capacity necessary to effectively access and process large datasets stored in the cloud.
Focusing initially on the scientific community - in Europe and among its global partners - the user base will over time be enlarged to the public sector and to industry.
Read more: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-16-1408_en.htm