CloudSigma is a GÉANT Academic Network Preferred Cloud Partner
GÉANT Preferred Cloud Partner
CloudSigma has been a preferred partner for cloud services to the GÉANT academic network since 2017. As such, CloudSigma is a part of the GÉANT Cloud Catalogue IaaS portfolio. The partnership gives CloudSigma the opportunity to offer cloud services to the research and academic community. Using CloudSigma’s direct peering to GÉANT’s superfast connectivity, researchers can easily scale up their ad-hoc workloads with near-zero latency.
What Does GÉANT Offer?
• GÉANT is Europe’s leading collaboration on network and related infrastructure and services for research and education, and operator of the GÉANT network that interconnects Europe’s National Research and Education Networks (NRENs). Furthermore, GÉANT is a part of the OCRE consortium.
• The GÉANT Cloud Services initiative assists NRENs to become more agile, as well as provide users with the right mix and range of IT cloud-based services and products that meet their needs and are uniquely suited to the community’s requirements.
• GÉANT further supports innovation and knowledge-sharing amongst its members, partners and the wider research and education networking community.
GÉANT is excited to work with CloudSigma on delivering great value, flexible IaaS solutions to research and education.
The personal approach offered by CloudSigma will greatly benefit those users venturing into cloud services for the first
time and will help enhance cloud adoption across all sectors of the community.
– Erik Huizer, CEO @ GÉANT
GÉANT Academic Network Characteristics & Requirements
GÉANT helps cloud vendors develop the most compelling and suitable cloud services by overcoming the obstacles that the organisational, technical and financial structures of research and education organisations often present.