CYCLONE developed a solution for complete dynamic multi-cloud application management from existing, production-quality components. The solution included automated application management, advanced networking, end-to-end security, and federated identity management. The project validated and demonstrate the solution via real world applications, including bioinformatics and smart grid.

SixSq brought its a multi-cloud application management platform, as well as its expertise in cloud computing to the collaboration. SixSq software was used as the basis for automated application deployments and extended to include advanced networking and security features. These extensions benefited existing users and made it an even more compelling solution.


Partners: 7 led by Interoute

Duration: 36 Months (ended 31/12/2017)

Funding: CYCLONE was funded through the European Commission’s H2020 programme under grant agreement 644925.

SixSq was supported by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI under contract number 15.0034

Main features

  • Inclusion of federated identity management developed and/or used by project
  • Inclusion of security features to facilitate the application level security: key generation and management, encryption, network proxies, etc.
  • Demonstration of real multi-cloud applications and management of cross-site networking and data issues.
  • Integration of networking resources within the software suite.

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