BUCHAREST WILL BE THE EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF THE CLOUD

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In October 5th-6th 2016, Bucharest will host the Largest European forum on the Cloud future. The 7th edition of EuroCloud Europe Forum will bring together Cloud consumers and providers, Cloud-oriented research organisations, startups, policy makers, government representatives, and other players in the Cloud arena.

 

EUC Forum LogoEuroCloud Congress is organised every year in a European city. This year, for the first time, Romania will host the major continental forum of Cloud community, having as the logo: “Creating new frontiers in European Cloud”.

More than 30 leaders and top specialist from the legal and tech Cloud sector are expected to join EuroCloud Forum to discuss the most actual problems of Cloud adoption. Between the main speakers already confirmed for the Bucharest’s Forum, we can find:

Pearse O’Donohue – Head of Unit, Software and Services, Cloud European Commission, Brussels;

Dr. Michaela Iorga – Senior Security Technical Lead for Cloud Computing, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Washington DC;

Dr. Tobias Höllwarth – Director Star Audit, President EuroCloud Austria & Advisory Board Member EuroCloud Europe, Wien;

Linda Strick – Coordinator CloudForEurope Project, Fraunhofer Fokus, Berlin;

Danilo PocciaAWS EMEA Evangelist, Amazon Web Services, London.

To see the complete list of confirmed guests, please visit the speaker’s page from EuroCloud Europe Forum official Website.

Register to EuroCloud Europe Forum 2016 in Bucharest and you will connect to Cloud community discussing:
– How to design a Cloud strategy and architecture – build an efficient and cost effective architecture to manage organization’s resources;
– The European Science Cloud – discover developments of the model science Cloud for the European public and private sector;
– Analytics in the Cloud – use the high storage resources capabilities of Cloud and Big Data tools to create powerful analytical environments;
– Benefits of Open Cloud Technology – learn how to make better use of open source and open APIs for your enterprise;
– Privacy is the killer app – secure Big Data in the Cloud and discuss privacy implications;

-Cloud Security standards and accountability.

EuroCloud Award 2016 LogoDuring EuroCloud Europe Forum, up to 250 VIP guests of the European Cloud ecosystem are expected to attend the EuroCloud Award 2016 exclusive gala dinner ceremony, where will be announced the best of the best European Cloud services and solutions providers, winners in the local contests and qualified in the European final. Five Romanian companies, winners of EuroCloud Award Romania 2016 will compete in 5 prizes categories with the powerful Cloud providers from other 20 European countries.

 

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ROMANIAN STARTUP CLOUD SOLUTION ELEFIN NOMINEE FOR THE FINAL OF EuroCloud AWARD 2015

Today is beginning in Barcelona the three days EuroCloud Forum 2015. International jury of EuroCloud Award 2015 already established the short list with the highest ranking nominees in each category and will announce the European winners during the EuroCloud Award  Gala Dinner in 8th of October.

In his consecutive 3rd years participation Romania will be present in the international final of EuroCloud Award 2015 with Cloud solution “Elefin the Cash Therapy App”  provided by Romanian company Elefin, winner in the national EuroCloud Award contest at “Best Cloud Service provided by Start-up Cloud Service Providers”.

csm_EuroCloud-Europe-Award-Winners_59d32c074e„The constant presence of Romanian Cloud solutions and services providers in the final phase of EuroCloud Award is demonstrating the quality of Romanian cloud solutions and innovation capacity of Romanian providers, which are proving the value of national Cloud industry in a critical economic context and difficult stage of Cloud adoption,” says Elena Zvarici, President of EuroCloud Romania.

This year international jury of Euro Cloud Award 2015 had to evaluate over 50 winners of the national EuroCloud Award contest from 11 European countries: Switzerland, Germany, Spain, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

Two weeks ago, the EuroCloud Award 2015 jury has officially announced the three highest ranking nominees in each category and will soon announce the European winners in 8th of October during the EuroCloud Award Gala Dinner, which is part of the EuroCloud Forum 2015 in Barcelona.

BerndBecker“The jury members have selected the best cloud solutions, and they were impressed by the high quality of the services which were submitted. The awards candidates stood out through their impressive performance and high quality standards of their solutions and services. Only the winners from the participating EuroCloud countries could apply for this award so we already have a competition of winners”, declared Bernd Becker, President of EuroCloud Europe.

The jury has nominated the following cloud providers for the EuroCloud Europe Award 2015, by categories:

  • Best Cloud Service for Horizontal Markets – the nominees are coming from Germany, with the service Wirecloud from Dalason Gmbh, France with the service Plattform.sh from Commerce Guys, and Slovenia with Flip IT Cloud Orchestrator from Nil Ltd.
  • Best Cloud Service for Vertical Markets – the nominees are from Spain, with the service Drooms Data Room from DRS Digital Espana S.L., Luxembourg with Champ Hybrid Logistic Cloud from Champ CargoSystems, and Slovakia with Dkom (Municipal Data Centre) from Datacentrum elaktronizacie miest a obci Slovenska.
  • Best Cloud Service provided by Start-up Cloud Service Providers – the nominees are from Romania with the service Elefin, the Cash Therapy App, provided by Elefin, Netherlands with MochaDocs from MochaDocs B.V., and Germany with the Service SkyIdentity from Ecsec Gmbh.
  • Best Cloud Transformation Methods – the providers are coming from Switzerland, with the service Swiss Cloud Computing from Swiss Cloud Computing AG, Spain with the service Logtrust from Logtrust S.L., and Luxembourg with the service TrustedCloudEurope from EBRC.
  • Best Business Impact provided by Cloud Services – the nominees are from Spain with Cartagon, France with Simplicite Software, and Turkey with the case study Cloud Transformation in Coca Cola Icecek from Coca Cola Icecek.
  • Best Cloud Based Innovation– the providers are from Spain with Caas D Cloud as a Service from SW Hosting, and from Turkey with Growity.co/agriculture from the company ErikTronik Engineering.

The sixth consecutive edition of the yearly EuroCloud Europe Congress will host European and international cloud business decision makers and stakeholders. The event will gather cloud professionals from all over Europe to discuss the latest cloud technology and policy trends and recognize Europe’s best cloud solutions and services during the EuroCloud Awards Gala. As part of the programe, participants will be able to attend a free of charge Ambassador and Foundation training and become accredited for the EuroCloud Star Audit cloud certification scheme. EuroCloud Star Audit is a mature cloud certification scheme, recognized in the ENISA metaframework of cloud certifications.

Let’s wish Good Luck to all the EuroCloud Award 2015 finalists and keep fingers crossed for the Romanian start-up solution “Elefin the Cash Therapy App”!

 

Image Source: EuroCloud – Finalists of EuroCloud Awards 2014

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