EC Concertation: OSSMETER achievements to date

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 - 16:30

OSSMETER aims to extend the state-of-the-art in the field of automated analysis and measurement of open source software (OSS).

OSSMETER is not another open source software forge. It provides a meta-platform for analysing existing OSS projects developed in existing forges and foundations, such as SourceForge, Google Code, GitHub, Eclipse, Mozilla and Apache.

Workshop on Cloud Experimental Facilities - 8 October, Florence, Italy

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 - 16:45

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: BigFoot achievements to date

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 - 15:15


Launched in late 2012, BigFoot is a 3-year engagement to design and implement an all-in-one, optimised and efficient solution to the storage and analysis of large volumes of data. With a focus on big data analytics of digital footprints, Bigfoot leverages both existing technologies (Hadoop and Spark) and new open source projects (NoDB).


EC Concertation: ClouT achievements to date

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 - 15:15

ClouT is a Cloud of Things to empower citizens in smart cities through a European-Japanese partnership. It focuses on offering a more efficient, sustainable, and increased quality of life, helping cities to tackle emerging challenges like efficient energy management, economic growth and development.

EC Concertation: ORBIT achievements to date

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 - 15:15

ORBIT focuses on business continuity as a service by improving the availability and fault-tolerance of clouds with cost-effective, application agnostic approaches.

This new paradigm enables virtualised resource consolidation. Memory and I/O resources used by a guest virtual machine (VM) are provided by multiple external hosts, while combining these features with approaches ranging from single-host fault-tolerance to entire-site metropolitan area network based disaster recovery.

EC Concertation: U-QASAR achievements to date

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 - 16:15

The main objective of U-QASAR is to create a flexible quality assurance, control and measurement framework to determine the quality of Internet-related software development projects and the resulting products. U-QASAR will have a bearing on the quality of existing and new Internet Services and applications, making them more reliable, trustworthy and robust, thus strengthening the software-based services industry in Europe.

EC Concertation: SUCRE achievements to date

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 - 16:15

SUCRE investigates ways of reinforcing the adoption of open source cloud solutions. It also coordinates international dialogue on interoperability and data portability with experts from both Europe and Japan.

EC Concertation: OCEAN achievements to date

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 - 16:00

OCEAN contributes to the emergence of a sustainable open source cloud ecosystem, focusing on European and national research projects, and on Japanese cloud initiatives. A key achievement to date is the availability of the OCEAN Open Cloud Directory (, which provides an online catalogue of active and recently completed Open Cloud research projects and their results.

EC Concertation: LEADS achievements to date

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 - 15:45


The focus of LEADS is large-scale elastic architecture for data-as-a-service (DaaS). Its decentralised DaaS framework enables any user to gather, store and query publicly available data at low cost. Instead of maintaining data in-house, the objective of LEADS is to store data in an innovative shared infrastructure that runs on a collection of geographically distributed micro-clouds.

EC Concertation: RISCOSS achievements to date

Tuesday, 9 September, 2014 - 15:30


RISCOSS aims to mitigate the risks and reduce the costs of open source software (OSS) adoption. To this end, it is developing both a methodology and a software platform that integrate the entire decision-making chain, from technology criteria to strategic concerns, thus facilitating open-source code adoption into mainstream products and services.