IaaS cloud delivery progress

The tender for 36 countries, including Norway, attracted strong interest, and a total of more than 20 providers, including Microsoft and Amazon resellers, qualified for contracts.

National Deployments of IaaS Cloud Services are Just Around the Corner

Currently, a set of providers have already signed a Framework Agreement with GÉANT. Most of the other suppliers are in the final stages for signing and all agreements are expected to be completed in January 2017. Before a sale can be completed, a service commencement form needs to be signed between the national NRENs and the supplier, which stipulates the NREN’s role and cost recovery.

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