The MOC Project has always had three interrelated goals:
- Creating a production cloud
- Enabling cloud research
- Enabling industry innovation
We have really good news on all three fronts !!
Production Cloud: Due to the success of the MOC, Boston University and Harvard University have decided to move forward to create a production cloud service, the New England Research Cloud (NERC), supported by the professional Research IT staff from those universities. The vision of the NERC is to build a cohesive, sustainable partnership between research clusters and technology professionals with a common cloud framework that is tailored for data-driven discovery and available to many institutions in New England. This partnership will set NERC apart from today’s public clouds and is critical to bridge the gap in skills that are needed for research and teaching professionals. ...Read more