sciebo – the Campuscloud: a Sync and Share Cloud Storage Service for the Academic and Research Community in North Rhine-Westphalia

Vogl, R., Rudolph, D., Angenent, H., Thoring, A., Schild, C., Stieglitz, S. & Meske, C.


Abstract
Under the brand name "sciebo - theCampuscloud"(derived from "science box") a consortium of morethan 20 research and applied science universities started alarge scale private cloud storage service hosted on premiseat the universities designed to be available for up to500,000 students and researchers in North Rhine-Westphalia.Starting with the much anticipated data privacycompliant sync & share functionality, sciebo offers thepotential to become a more general cloud platform forcollaboration and research data management which willbe actively pursued in upcoming scientific and infrastructuralprojects. This project report describes the formationof the venture, its targets and the technical and the legalsolution as well as the current status and the next steps.

Keywords
Project report, cloud services, cloud storage, information infrastructure, collaboration, cooperative project



Publication type
Article in Journal

Peer reviewed
Yes

Publication status
Published

Year
2015

Journal
PIK - Praxis der Informationsverarbeitung und Kommunikation

Volume
38

Issue
3

Language
English

ISSN
1865-8342

DOI