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23/01/2014
The European Commission’s communication “Unleashing the Potential of Cloud Computing in Europe” (http://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/european-cloud-computing-strategy) calls for a more robust international dialogue on safe and seamless cross-border use of cloud services. High on the agenda are stronger international dialogues and coordination on issues such as standards, service level agreements (SLAs), certification, service interoperability and data portability. Read more
23/01/2014
Mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets are now the preferred (and sometimes only) way for increasing numbers of people to access the internet. If this trend continues, wireless and mobile internet access will dominate. Read more
23/01/2014
Much has been said about cloud computing as a game changer. In reality, without speed, cloud computing is far less interesting. Media lockers and advanced platforms are two of the most popular cloud services for both individuals and businesses. Both require fast broadband, allowing users to access cloud services at any time, from any device and from any geographic location. Read more
23/01/2014
The three-year FP7 project VISION Cloud is prototyping a next object generation storage system able to improve typical media production processes. The concept was demonstrated at the International 2013 Broadcasters Conference (IBC), where the team also picked up a Special Award for remarkable achievements. Read more
23/01/2014
Drafted by a team of researchers from the “ATHENA” Research and Innovation Center (D. Tsoumakos, I. Konstantinou and N. Koziris) the paper, entitled “Automated, Elastic Resource Provisioning for NoSQL Clusters Using TIRAMOLA” was submitted with high hopes to the 13th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid’2013). CCGrid serves as an international forum for sharing recent research results and technological developments in large scale systems. Read more
23/01/2014

The ICT event is organised every two years by the European Commission’s Directorate- General Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT). It brings together researchers, policy makers, academia and others from all over Europe. The event offers many opportunities to discuss, experience and showcase results from projects under the EU’s Research and Innovation Framework Programmes.

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23/01/2014
Tech leaders, global corporations, universities and financial institutions have joined the European Commission in two initiatives to nurture Europe's tech and digital startups into global internet companies. Read more
From 27/01/2014 to 18/02/2014
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23/01/2014
What if you, while visiting the US, need urgent medical help and the doctor doesn't know your medical history? The EU-funded Trillium Bridge project wants to align the use of standards between the EU and the US to share basic patient data between health professionals. Of course only when the patient has given his consent. Read more

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