The cloud is the great equalizer for today’s startups. It is one of the few areas where a startup can access the same resources as large corporations. When you are thinking about starting a new business, there are a lot of factors and decisions at play that can seem overwhelming. But there are some basic guidelines that will help you maximize the value of the cloud, approaching it strategically to tap into its full power.
The goal of the survey is to investigate the ICT procurement habits of ICT public procurers within EU 28 public entities and to ask their opinion about the current ICT procurement legal framework; both at the national and supranational level. The results of the survey will be presented at the third Standards-Based ICT procurement Workshop (June/July 2015).
European Commission officials are considering whether to regulate to enforce energy efficiency standards on enterprise servers, technology vital for cloud computing.
But that decision will have to be balanced against the demands of the Commission’s own strategy to boost and speed up the use of cloud computing, as part of a wider digital investment push to help get Europe’s economy moving again.
ARTIST project is pleased to announce the first release of its Open Source Software.
Open Source Software (OS) is software that is liberally licensed to grant the right of users to use, study, change, and improve its design through the availability of its source code. The adoption of Open Source software solutions is supported across many domains, resulting in many support organisations with both commercial and non-commercial objectives.
The Cloud for Europe project (FP7) announces the publication of a tender for the joint pre-commercial procurement (PCP) of research and development on cloud computing services. The purpose of the tender is to research and demonstrate solutions to overcome obstacles for the adoption of cloud computing by the public sector.
The Cloud for Europe PCP is inviting suppliers to bid for any or all of three services (lots), each of which provides a framework agreement for the realisation of research and development services.
The lots are: