Cloudwatch Content






CloudWATCH - a European cloud observatory supporting cloud policies, standard profiles and services, initiative supported by the European Commission. 

CloudWatchHUB, a key component of the CloudWATCH, the Hub will complement the face-to-face engagement promoted by the CiPP with a digital platform where to find and share relevant information. This “Cloud Observatory” is a unique source of the essential information that potential suppliers and users of all kinds need: guidelines on how to get ready to be a happy cloud user; information on how to find the right cloud service provider for you; case studies from successful users in both the public and private sectors, from Europe and beyond; news on developments, research, studies and events; information on skills and other resources, to name but a few.

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CloudWATCH free webinars

To learn more about legal issues, security, interoperability and portability as well as European cloud environment in relation to the Digital Agenda, CloudWATCH is organising a set of free webinars. During the live webinars you will have the opportunity to ask questions to our experts. If you cannot participate live all webinars are recorded and can be watched afterwards.

Past webinars to watch again:


  • Monitoring in a Cloud environmentMonitoring resource consumption in a Cloud environment is becoming an increasingly important research topic in order to provide optimal management of both the underlying Cloud infrastructure and executing applications. Watch here:


  • Big, open and properly protected data?  Big data keeps making the headlines. Open data is high on governments’ agenda. This CloudWATCH webinar heard contributors to the research paper ‘’Big & Open Data in Europe: A growth engine or a missed opportunity?” debating the impact on the economic potential of various parts of Europe – North, South and East and representative of France’s Data Protection Authority (CNIL) who  described the main challenges of privacy from a European perspective. Watch here: Report: Big & Open Data in Europe: A growth engine or a missed opportunity?


For more information please contact:

Patrice Chazerand
  Katarzyna Koziol
Project Executive