PaaSword project

15 June 2017

Members of the SixSq team are in Thessaloniki this week for the latest plenary meeting of the PaaSword project.

What is PaaSword all about?

Although enterprises recognize the compelling economic and operational benefits of running applications and services in the Cloud, security and data privacy concerns are the main barriers to Cloud adoption. Valuable business benefits cannot be unlocked without addressing new data security challenges posed by Cloud Computing. PaaSword aims at fortifying the trust of individuals and corporate customers in Cloud-enabled services and applications. The focus is on secure storage of both corporate and personal sensitive data on Cloud infrastructures.

What is SixSq’s contribution?

SixSq’s cloud management platform, SlipStream, is being used as the PaaS solution for orchestration of distributed applications on Clouds, with the help of Nuvla, the company’s managed SlipStream service.

The project continues until 31 December 2017.

Who is involved?

The PaaSword project involves 10 partners:

PaasWord is funded through the European Commission’s H2020 programme under grant agreement 644814. SixSq is supported by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI under contract number 15.0047.

For more information, visit the project website https://www.paasword.eu.

For more on the benefits of cloud adoption, take a look at our blog.

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