From cloud computing to data and e-infrastructure: Trust-IT Services expertise at ICT2015

ICT2015 – Innovate, Connect, Transform – 20-22 October 2015 in Lisbon is the place to be for information about the new Commission policies and initiatives on Research & Innovation in ICT. It is also a showcase of best-in-class results from previous funding streams and what’s coming in Horizon 2020. All in all, ICT2015 will capture European excellence and help visitors understand its impact on the digital single market. 
Trust-IT Services will be there to share and showcase its expertise in IT, from cloud computing for business and government to data and e-infrastructure crucial for advancing research and addressing societal challenges.
A trusted cloud ecosystem 
As coordinators of CloudWATCH (, on Tuesday 20 October we are hosting a session on Dependable Cloud as part of the European drive towards services that are trusted, transparent, secure and reliable. The session will offer a deep dive into cloud service level agreements (Cloud SLAs), with SLA-Ready ( building tools and services to help small firms make informed decisions on which services to use, what to expect and what to trust. The session also looks at how CLARUS ( is addressing data privacy, aso explaining the role of certification schemes, which CloudWATCH has identified and analysed with the Cloud Security Alliance. 
On Wednesday 21 October, CloudWATCH is co-hosting a session with CloudCatalyst and CloudSocket on: A trusted cloud ecosystem - How to help SMEs innovate in the cloud. The session brings European research and innovation initiatives face-to-face with the very stakeholders they are serving in order to ensure that they are thinking strategically and that their solutions really meet the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
On Thursday 22 October, Silvana Muscella, Trust-IT CEO, is chairing a session on cyber security: Key challenges in end-to-end privacy/security in untrusted environments. This session features a lightning talk on WISER (, which is rolling out a set of tools for cyber risk management, benefitting multiple sectors, ICT-intensive SMEs and owners of critical and complex infrastructures. 
Join us here:
  • Privacy, Certification and SLA for dependable clouds, 20 October 16:00 -16:45 Room 11
  • A trusted cloud ecosystem - How to help SMEs innovate in the cloud,  21 October, 14:45-15:35, Room 11
  • Key challenges in end-to-end privacy/security in untrusted environments. 22 October 14:50-15:35  , Room 8
Cloud Procurement
The acquisition of IT services is a key function in any organisation, public or private. While Cloud services are bringing benefits to the public sector, it is also changing the procurement process especially for public sector organisations. On 21 October Trust-IT is part of the  PICSE ( networking session "Fast forward to the digital single market: procurement of cloud services", which offers practical insights to help overcome the complexities of the procurement process.
Join us here:
  • Fast forward to the digital single market: procurement of cloud services, 21 October 2015 @2pm CET, Room 11
Cooperation with Brazil
From 20-22 October, Trust-IT is co-ordinating a stand on "EU-Brazil together in ICT" in the International Village at ICT2015. The stand collects EU-BR co-operation success stories to date with examples of new tools and services that could not have been possible without combined efforts. It also spotlights new initiatives on cloud, high performance computing, security and the future internet, which are starting in early 2016. The team at the stand will be on hand with practical information on co-operation opportunities and impact.
Join us: 
  • EU-Brazil Together in IC, INCO Village, IV.4,  20-22 October 2015
Relevant initiatives: EUbrazilCloudConnect, EUbrasilCloudFORUM, EU-BRA BigSea 
Open Science
Open science makes scientific processes more efficient, transparent and effective by bringing new tools for scientific collaboration, experiments and analysis and by making scientific knowledge more easily accessible. Open science also enables the emergence of new scientific practices, disciplines and paradigms to respond to the new challenges facing society, where citizens also play a part in global distributed collaborations while benefitting from new or better scientific knowledge.
RDA ( and EUDAT ( will showcase how they are supporting open science at the e-Infrastructures Stand in the European Village. 
Join us: 
  • e-Infrastructures Stand,  Wednesday 21st October from 09:00 - 13:00, European Village EV4
Supporting the digital transformation of European fisheries communities
This session presents and discusses success stories of "fishermen going digital", looking at how the sector can benefit from new communication technologies, and what Europe is doing to help them become change agents and champions of sustainable coastal economies. The BlueBRIDGE ( initiative, where Trust-IT is a partner, will explain how its underlying infrastructure can support small, local fisheries communities in collecting, maintaining/managing? and disseminating data.
Join us: 
  • Supporting the digital transformation of European fisheries communities. 21 October 09:50-10:35 Room 12
Publication date: 16 Oct 2015