The project has now selected the successful bidders of the €5.3 million joint Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) tender. They will submit European hybrid cloud platform proposals for the deployment of high-performance computing and big-data capabilities for scientific research.

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The Helix Nebula The Science Cloud (HNSciCloud) pre-commercial procurement project is led by CERN and funded by ten of Europe’s top research organisations and by the European Commission.

During an award ceremony which took place on 2 November 2016 in Lyon, France, at the CC-IN2P3 (CNRS) premises, the four winning consortia of the tender were presented:

  • Contractor 1: T-Systems, Huawei, Cyfronet, Divia
  • Contractor 2: IBM
  • Contractor 3: RHEA Group, T-Systems, exoscale, SixSq
  • Contractor 4: Indra, HP, Advania, SixSq

More information and the various presentations made during the ceremony 


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