GÉANT, the association of European NRENs, facilitates the adoption of cloud services for the European research and education community. GÉANT helps these 10.000 institutions to consume the cloud in a safe and easy manner.
The GÉANT cloud catalogue is a growing resource, with a structured listing of cloud providers’ capabilities.
For most providers in the catalogue, a framework agreement is available. These ready to use contracts allow the Research and Education community to purchase cloud services in a easy, controlled and transparent manner.
GÉANT aggregates demand for the 10.000 Research and Education institutions across Europe, with associated usage and volume discounts. GÉANT ensures that tender compliant procurements, contracting, data privacy and technical integration are taken care of.
A basic description of the included services are publicly available. Users from the GÉANT community can access the details, after logging in with their institutional account.
For providers interested in joining the catalogue, more information is available on the GÉANT cloud website