May 14 – 18, 2018
University of Wisconsin-Madison
America/Chicago timezone

HNSciCloud Status Report

May 18, 2018, 9:20 AM
Chamberlin Hall (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Chamberlin Hall

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, USA 43°4'25.8024''N 89°24'18.7776''W 43.073834, -89.405216
Grid, Cloud & Virtualisation Clouds, virtualisation, grids


Andreas Petzold (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))


The Helix Nebula Science Cloud (HNSciCloud) Horizon 2020 Pre-Commercial Procurement project ( brings together a group of 10 research organisations to procure innovative cloud services from commercial providers to establish a cloud platform for the European research community.
This 3 year project has recently entered its final phase which will deploy two pilots with a combined capacity of 20,000 cores and 2 PB of storage integrated with the GEANT network at 40Gbps.
This presentation will provide an overview of the project, the pilots, the applications being deployed and lessons learned to-date.

Desired length 20

Primary author

Andreas Petzold (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (DE))

Presentation materials