About cloud technology and the European R&E communiy
About cloud technology, many institutions are currently debating whether to rely entirely on public cloud services (managed by the major international market players) or to build and maintain their ownh cloud infrastructures, maybe considering the federation of resources as with the GARR Cloud.
With NEANIAS new services for open science are now available
The Horizon 2020 project NEANIAS, which began at the end of 2019 with the goal of developing prototypes of innovative services in the EOSC context, particularly for the submarine, atmospheric, and space research sectors, has been completed. The project's Italian scientific partners are GARR, INAF, and UNIMIB, while ALTEC (an ASI subsidiary) and MEEO participated as SMEs (small and medium-sized companies).
TeRABIT, the data highway for Italian research
On 14 March 2023 a new project was launched in Italy: TeRABIT. Supported by the EU funds of Italy's recovery and resilience plan, the project aims to build by 2025 a next-generation integrated computing and network infrastructure to improve collaboration and information exchange among Italian scientific communities.