As announced on the Rackspace blog, the company--focused on OpenStack-based cloud computing--is collaborating with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) on what's described as "an amazing mission." CERN operates the worldâ€™s largest particle physics laboratory and its research has uncovered some of the mysteries of the universe. CERN was already a member of the OpenStack community and It will now work with Rackspace to build out a hybrid cloud.
CERN openlab has launched a pilot hybrid cloud project with Rackspace as its researchers aim to enable the expansion of OpenStack-based private cloud infrastructure already in use. According to the Rackspace post: