At the foundation of the MOC’s open model is its unique partnership structure.  Currently, the project’s core partners include 1) academic – Boston University, Harvard University, Northeastern University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Massachusetts; 2) government – the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and the United States Air Force; 3) non-profit – the MGHPCC and 4) industry – core industry partners are Cisco, Intel, NetApp, Red Hat and Two Sigma. Each of these partners provide unique expertise and value in support of the project’s primary goals.  Given the scope of this undertaking, the participation of these partners is integral to the success of the MOC.