Pilot Cities’ Workshops: City of Thessaloniki

City of Thessaloniki, Greece organises its STORM CLOUDs workshop concerning the migration of city’s public services to the Cloud. The workshop will be held on March 9, 2017 at the New City Hall, Room “Manolis Anagnostakis”,  1 V.Georgiou A' Avenue, according to the following agenda: Development of Cloud-based services for Smart Cities 09:30 - 10:00     Registrations / Coffee 10:00 - 10:15      Introduction to workshop / welcome                                       Vice Mayor of D...
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Pilot Cities’ Workshops: City of Valladolid

  City of Valladolid, Spain organises its STORM CLOUDs workshop concerning the migration of city’s public services to the Cloud. The workshop will be held on February 22, 2017 at the Innovation and Economic Development Agency of the City of Valladolid, Vega Sicilia, Alameda Park, according to the following agenda: 10:00 - Opening - welcome 10:10 - Presentation of the Storm Clouds project 10:30 - Participation of Valladolid City Council in the project 11:00 - Break 11:15 – Publ...
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New publication: Accelerating the Uptake of Smart City Applications through Cloud Computing

Smart cities are high on the political agenda around the globe. However, planning smart cities and deploying applications dealing with the complex problems of the urban environment is a very challenging task that is difficult to be undertaken solely by the cities. We argue that the uptake of smart city strategies is facilitated, first, through the development of smart city application repositories allowing re-use of already developed and tested software, and, second, through cloud computing whic...
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STORM CLOUDS in brief: new project’s brochure

Cloud computing has gained significant attention, especially in the case of public authorities, due to their size and scope of services. In fact, most public sector organizations are very complex in nature with many departments, sharing large volume of data but also having rigid organizational structure and significant funding restrictions in terms of innovation. Cities, moreover face the demand for flexibility and quick “time to market” with respect to citizens’ demand. STORM CLOUDS project ...
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European Cloud Week & STORM CLOUDS International Conference

European Cloud Week & STORM CLOUDS International Conference Escuela de Organización Industrial Madrid, December 12-15, 2016 STORM CLOUDS project organises a European Cloud Week on 12-15 December 2016 in Madrid. STORM CLOUDS international Conference will take place in the framework of European Cloud Week, on December 14th, 2016. While STORM CLOUDS is the event’s initiator, the event is designed to be federative. STORM CLOUDS’ project partners have imagined this as an opportunity of g...
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The European Digital Services Hackathon by CloudOpting Project

CloudOpting Project organises a Hackathon aiming to provide you with the opportunity to explore the project’s cloud platform and to engage with the business model, which would enable you sell and subscribe to services from across Europe. The Hackathon will be held in three different countries and organised as follows: Technical Days: VITA Entrepreneurship Center, Sant Cugat del Valles (Spain): 2nd November, 2016 Corby Business Enterprise Centre, Corby (UK): 9th November, 2016 NetPor...
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Veria City Public Services move on the Cloud

One more City adopts Storm Clouds applications preparing its public services’ migration to the Cloud. Veria is a historical city in northern Greece, located 511 kilometres north-northwest of the capital Athens and 73 km west-southwest of Thessaloniki. The population within the administrative unit “Municipality of Veria” includes 66,547 inhabitants. As an important historical city, Veria, first mentioned in the writings of Thucydides in 432 BC, there is evidence that it was populated as early ...
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