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 worldâs 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: