Helix Nebula - The Science Cloud: From Cloud Active to Cloud Productive, powered by SlipStream from SixSq
Geneva, Switzerland, April 30, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- On 14 May 2014 SixSq will be presenting at a public event at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, where it will demonstrate the use of SlipStream as a broker in the new Helix Nebula Marketplace, HNX.
Helix Nebula, fostered by the European Commission, is a pioneering partnership between science and business in Europe. It is paving the way for a Cloud Computing platform that offers a unique resource to governments, businesses and citizens and which is charting a course towards sustainable provision of cloud computing for Europe.
HNX's broker is powered by SixSq’s application deployment automation tool SlipStream, gives the scientific research community easy access to commercial cloud services. Its customers will be able to use HNX to choose between various suppliers or combinations of suppliers offering independent Cloud services, and to buy, use and manage such Cloud services seamlessly.
The workshop on 14 May 2014 is for open to the public, although registration is required via the CERN website by 1 May 2014.
Founded in 2007 and privately held, SixSq provides cloud computing solutions, specialising in bringing financial benefits to customers via process automation and its unique products. Its team, which consists of highly skilled software engineers, developers and system administrators, is based in Geneva, Switzerland.