OCEAN – Open Cloud for Europe, Japan and Beyond

Support Action funded by European Union under the Seventh Framework Programme A two-year project kicking off in October 2012, OCEAN will contribute to the emergence of a sustainable open cloud business ecosystem in Europe. It will do this by generating synergies and economies of scale among collaborative open source computing research projects. Only by closing […]


The Ocean consortium is coordinated by Fraunhofer. By bringing together organisations from Germany, France, Italy and Japan, the OCEAN project will have a positive impact in the open cloud community. In addition to Fraunhofer, three other partners contribute their expertise to the Ocean project. Please click on their logo to learn more about each of […]

Quality and Testing Services

Configure and execute automatically builds and tests ETICS automates and improves the execution of builds and tests. The ETICS system is designed to simplify the development process and to support the execution of complex testing scenarios while improving the quality of the software produced. Together with its continuous build features, ETICS offers testing tools for […]

Open Cloud Interoperability Framework

Building the framework A key OCEAN objective is to provide an Open Cloud Interoperability Framework. This will be done by mapping the projects outcomes to the OCEAN Open Cloud reference architecture and open cloud standards. Moreover, an open cloud roadmap will identify R&D topics to be addressed for further open cloud stack development. The project […]

The Ocean Project

Project Title Open Cloud for Europe, JApan and beyoNd EU Programme FP7 ICT-8-1.2 – ICT-2011.1.2 Duration October 2012 – September 2014 Total Cost 497,000 € Work packages WP1 – Innovation Directory and added value services WP2 – Open Cloud Interoperability Framework and Roadmap WP3 – Open Cloud Plugfests WP4 – Communication and Dissemination WP5 – […]

Open Cloud Plugfests

Standards and Open Source Cloud components  One of the OCEAN tasks is to organize Open Cloud Plugfests – open source oriented events aiming at stimulating cooperation and integration between open cloud collaborative projects. Open Cloud Plugfest main objectives include:  increase awareness about the projects  accelerate integration of their outcomes and foster cooperation between projects  help them […]

Open Cloud Forum, 9 April 2014, Paris

isit OCEAN on the OW2 booth (#D25) and attend the Open Cloud Forum Click here to Register now! The Open Cloud Forum will be the second event of a series that started with the London event in February 2014. It is organized and co-ordinated by OW2, and will be open to other open cloud communities. It […]

Japan-EU Workshop on Cloud Computing Research, 31 July 2014, Tokyo

Japan and the European Union are well known for their high-technological industry and innovative research institutions and their collaboration has a high potential. In the past year a number of activities has been undertaken to establish a collaborative research program for Japanese and European industry and academia entities.  Three collaborative projects OCEAN, ClouT and SUCRE involving Japanese and European […]