Atos and partners launch Gaia-X lighthouse project for European cloud infrastructure

  • European cloud providers companies launch “Structura-X”

  • Concrete implementation of Gaia-X suitable expert services

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Paris, France and Munich, Germany – February 22, 2022

European electronic businesses and cloud companies have introduced an initiative for prevalent infrastructure products and services that fulfill Gaia-X requirements. 28 businesses and businesses, such as Atos, agreed to make their cloud providers Gaia-X compliant. The Lighthouse venture “Structura-X” complements field-certain initiatives for the automotive sector (Catena-X), agriculture (AgriGaia) and finance (EuroDat). Initial Gaia-X compliant offerings are anticipated to be completely ready by the center of this 12 months.

The initiative was born out of the want to construct a Gaia-X-compatible infrastructure in Europe, together with market providers. In coordination with the Gaia-X Association, seven European digital suppliers originally agreed on the widespread aim: Atos, Aruba.it, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle and Major-IX. In the meantime, more corporations from all over Europe have joined. To date, this provides up to 28 Structura-X users[1] from 10 nations around the world.

“We are very pleased to launch Structura-X, with each other with essential European cloud companies and digital companies. Structura-X will help the needed scale for new cross-sector and cross-nation collaboration in the cloud, to foster a federated European cloud and edge infrastructure. As element of this initiative, Atos will deliver its electronic protection alternatives and items, as European market place chief, to be certain the total sovereignty and security of cloud infrastructure remedies.” claimed Santi Ribas, Head of Cloud Enterprise Methods, Atos.

Structura-X invites more cloud assistance suppliers to be part of. The widespread intention is to shape their present infrastructure services into an eco-procedure for European data sovereignty. An overarching European cloud infrastructure is getting developed. Buyers will be capable to take a look at and deploy their services and data rooms in a Gaia-X-accredited infrastructure.

Structura-X will function closely with Gaia-X, which among the other routines defines the technical framework for details sovereignty. At the same time, Structura-X will help the essential scale for new cross-sector and cross-country collaboration in the cloud. The former fragmentation of the European cloud industry will hence be overcome.

Atos is associated in quite a few jobs around cloud and electronic sovereignty, and not too long ago introduced Atos OneCloud Sovereign Defend, in response to the escalating needs of companies and governments for electronic sovereignty. The resolution permits Atos custumers to meet the difficulties of running their information in the edge-to-cloud continuum, in line with the highest jurisdictional data governance requirements.

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[1] Atos, Aruba.it, DE-CIX, Deutsche Telekom, Engineering, Noovle, Leading-IX, AssoSoftware, City Community, Cloud&Warmth Technologies, CS Team, CSI, EBRC, Elmec, Fabasoft, Global Dataspaces Association, IONOS SE, KPN, Lux Innovation, Mainstream, Future Layer, OpenNebula Systems, OSISM, ThreeFold Tech, Tietoevry, United Team, Vivacom

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