The Cloud for Europe Project will carry out a pre-commercial procurement (PCP) for research and development on cloud computing services for public administrations. The purpose is to research and demonstrate solutions to overcome obstacles for cloud computing adoption by the public sector. Issues like data protection, security, or vendor lock-in are examples of what may be addressed by the PCP process.

The Cloud for Europe project team invites interested parties to a second market consultation workshop on Monday 16.06.2014 from 13:00-17:00 in London. The market consultation is organised in the afternoon before the Cloud World Forum conference at a nearby conference centre (

The purpose of the second market consultation is to inform interested parties on the planned tender, to describe the aimed content, and to get feedback from industry. The market consultation will be in a workshop style with presentations given by Cloud for Europe representatives, as well as discussions with and position statements by the interested parties. The results will be used to decide on next steps.


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