Web hosting provider, Rackspace has partnered with CERN openlab for a year-long collaboration in which they will use OpenStack-powered hybrid cloud to help CERN enable a more in-depth research into the origins of the universe.

CERN openlab offers a framework to test and validate IT technologies and services to partner with the industry at CERN. The new technology partnership will have several joint initiatives which are focused on creating a reference architectures, and operational model between the Rackspace Private Cloud, Public Cloud, and CERN’s OpenStack Powered Clouds.

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