A Partnership with the National Science Foundation

Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science

Supporting scientists and leading-edge research by facilitating more effective integration of cloud computing resources and cyberinfrastructure.

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What is E-CAS?

Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science, or E-CAS, is a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that is being administered and coordinated by Internet2 in collaboration with commercial cloud providers. Six proposals were selected in the first phase of the project from researchers representing a variety of academic disciplines and seeking to better understand how cloud capabilities can support their big data research. The project is now in its second phase focused on delivering scientific results and includes two of the six original research proposals.

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E-CAS Project Updates

Watch recordings and download presentations from the Sept. 22nd E-CAS workshop, which highlighed the E-CAS sub-awardees’ achievements and covered some of the benefits and challenges of using cloud platforms to support research.

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Here’s a summary of how the E-CAS program works.

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