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SCALE-UP Project

Cloud services for the Swiss academic community*

The SCALE-UP project's goal is to create academic cloud services together with 9 project partners from academic institutions. SCALE-UP bases on the successfully completed SCALE project which built a scalable infrastructure and the infrastructure service SWITCHengines.

As a “cooperative integration project” it brings the SCALE infrastructure UP to the service and community level. SCALE-UP provides from the start generic academic software services, which can be used in a variety of disciplines and university types. Many of the work packages have two main tracks – a technical track and a best-practice track. By this we want to make sure that we provide not just a collection of technical tools but rather a well designed overall environment in which to provide these services.

The diagram below shows the existing elements (Cloud infrastructure and SWITCHengines) as well as the new elements to be created within SCALE-UP.

swissuniversities SUC P-2 program

The project is also promoted by the SUC P-2 program. Substantial parts of it receive a funding from swissuniversities.

* Source: https://projects.switch.ch/scale-up/ 

Posted by Sofiane Sarni at 21:25