Open Cloud Consortium

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The Open Cloud Consortium (aka OCC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit venture which provides cloud computing resources to support "scientific, environmental, medical and health care research."[1][2] OCC manages and operates resources including the Open Science Data Cloud (aka OSDC), which is a multi-petabyte scientific data sharing resource.[1] The consortium is based in Chicago, Illinois, and is managed by the 501(c)3 Center for Computational Science Research.[3]

Partnerships and engagements[edit]

The OCC was among six partners engaged by the Global Lambda Integrated Facility to establish a testbed for a 100 Gbps data transmission capability.[4]

Consortium members[edit]

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Government agencies[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Suzanne Tracy (ed.), University of California, Berkeley Joins Open Cloud Consortium, Scientific Computing, retrieved November 2, 20112  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ About (WordPress-backed site), OCC home site (Open Cloud Consortium), retrieved November 2, 2012 
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  4. ^ iCAIR at Northwestern University (October 29, 2012), 100 Gbps Services Showcased at LambdaGrid (press release), HPCwire (Tabor Communications), retrieved November 2, 2012 
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