ClouT: A cloud of things for cities and citizens - Newsletter and surveys

Tuesday, 30 September, 2014 - 12:00

The first newsletter from the ClouT project provides an overall view on the project’s concept and its first results. ClouT, which stands for “cloud of things”, is providing infrastructure, services, tools and applications that will be used by municipalities, citizens, service developers and application integrators to create, deploy and manage applications that take advantage of the latest advances in the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud domains.

Shaping the future of software, services and cloud in Europe - Concertation Report

Monday, 29 September, 2014 - 16:45

The value of the cloud lies in developing new applications and the agility that comes with that. Cloud computing provides speed to market for businesses. The future is being able to manage diverse platforms. Businesses should not be told that they have to move onto a certain platform. Businesses should be helped to make informed decisions on how to manage diverse platforms. Mobile and social networks are driving this change, drastically shortening the time it takes to develop applications.

WP 2016-17 Cloud and Software - Have your say!

Monday, 15 September, 2014 - 16:45

Contribute to and define the future research priorities in the areas of Cloud Computing and Software, ahead of the H2020 ICT Work Programme 2016-17. DG Connect (Unit E2) has launched a web-based Public Consultation and invite all interested stakeholders (industry, research centres, academia, SMEs and users) to contribute.

Join the debate here and have your say!

"Global Cloud Experimental Facilities" 8 October 2014, Florence, Italy

Thursday, 11 September, 2014 - 13:00


This workshop is jointly organised by the units CNECT/E2 ("Software and Services, Cloud") and E4 ("Experimental Platforms") of Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT) in order to gather inputs from the FIRE and Cloud Computing communities.

EC Concertation: GENiC achievements to date

Wednesday, 10 September, 2014 - 10:45

GENiC Globally optimised ENergy effIcient data Centres  is a framework 7 program under the objective ICT-2013.6.2 Data Centres in an energy-efficient and environmentally friendly Internet.
Results from the GENiC project will provide opportunities to expand portfolios for industry and stakeholders alike

EC Concertation: Open-DAI achievements to date

Wednesday, 10 September, 2014 - 10:45

Open-DAI main focus is on data integration, data quality and automatic cleanin of data - linking real time data with big data tools to mix the data services with the capability to do predictive analisys or complex correlation.

EC Concertation: SERSCIS achievements to date

Wednesday, 10 September, 2014 - 10:15

SERSCIS developed a layered semantic modelling approach that can be adapted to any domain, and allows security experts and system designers to insert their knowledge, e.g. the security experts define generic assets, security threats and controls, while the system designer models their own system via intuitive and easy to use graphical user interfaces.

EC Concertation: SPECS achievements to date

Wednesday, 10 September, 2014 - 10:15

SPECS participates actively to different standardisation bodies, contributing to definition of standards and following the existing activities in order to produce solutions aligned with the state of art.

Key achievements: