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Institute Co-sponsors Cisco Lunch & Learn on Mar 9

Thursday March 9, 2017, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Hariri Institute for Computing, Seminar Room. Please join us for a Lunch & Learn, hosted by JuanRamon Acosta, Principal Cloud Software Architect, Cisco Systems. The Industry Scholars Lunch & Learn is open to BU PhD students and postdocs.

Institute’s Cloud Computing Initiative to Host Red Hat VP of Management & OpenShift Engineering

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
1:30 PM – 3:15 PM
CGS 511
871 Commonwealth Avenue

The Cloud Computing Initiative (CCI) of the Hariri Institute for Computing will be hosting the first Red Hat Cloud Computing Colloquium Series talk.

Developing an Enterprise Scale Container Management, Orchestration, and PaaS with OpenShift
Matt Hicks
Vice President, Management and OpenShift Engineering, Red Hat

BU and Red Hat Announce $5M, 5-year Research Partnership

Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source enterprise software, and BU’s Cloud Computing Initiative (CCI), part of the Hariri Institute for Computing, are pleased to announce a new partnership aimed at advancing research into emerging and translational technologies, such as cloud computing and big data platforms. Red Hat is investing $5 million in a five-year partnership that will create the Red Hat Emerging Technologies Lab at Boston University (RHET Lab @BU).

Chris Wright, VP of Red Hat, to Give 1/25 Wed@Hariri Seminar

In collaboration with Boston University’s Cloud Computing Initiative (CCI), the Hariri Institute for Computing will be hosting Chris Wright, Vice President and Chief Technologist of Red Hat, for a Wednesday@Hariri seminar.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017;
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM, networking and refreshments at 2:45 PM (with reception to follow the talk);
Hariri Institute for Computing

Hariri Hosts Second Annual Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC) Workshop

On December 6th-7th, the Hariri Institute for Computing hosted the second annual Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC) Workshop. Built upon a unique academic, industry, and government partnership, the MOC is comprised of deeply interconnected projects with the same goal: to develop an open, production-quality cloud computing system that enables research and provides leading-edge services for scientific computing. This year’s […]

Institute to Host 2nd Annual MOC Workshop

Tuesday & Wednesday, December 6 – 7, 2016; George Sherman Union, Metcalf Hall (2nd Floor)
The Institute is excited to host the second annual Massachusetts Open Cloud Workshop, scheduled to take place on December 6 – 7, 2016. Tuesday’s events will feature technical presentations, insights from MOC users, working group sessions and more; this will be open to all partners and interested parties that register to attend. Wednesday’s events will include an Expo, which will be open to all registrants, as well as additional meetings for project partners (invitation only).

Institute, MACS, and MOC Co-Sponsor Online Computer Security Competition

During the last three weeks of April, over 1,000 teams participated in a multi-round online computer security competition for middle and high school students at Phillips Academy (Andover, MA). Co-sponsored by the Hariri Institute for Computing, Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC) project, and Modular Approach to Cloud Security (MACS) project, Phillips Academy Capture the Flag (PACTF) is a cyber-security […]

72 Students Present Cloud Computing Course Demos

On April 28, 72 students from the second run of the Cloud Computing Course co-taught by MOC PIs Orran Krieger, Boston University and Peter Desnoyers, Northeastern University presented demos at the Hariri Institute for Computing.  During the event, which was attended by industry mentors, MOC partners and members of the BU community, teams presented project […]

Orran Krieger Speaks at Intel Cloud Day 2016

On March 31, Orran Krieger, MOC PI, presented at Intel’s Cloud Day 2016.  His talk, Massachusetts Open Cloud, provided an overview of the project and its vision.  The talk was preceded by an Intel Chip Chat interview, Driving Innovation and Exploration with the Massachusetts Open Cloud (Intel Chip Chat 454).  Intel is a Core Industry Partner of […]

Orran Krieger Gives Keynote Address at NSF Workshop on Software-defined Infrastructure and Software-defined Exchanges

In early February, Orran Krieger, MOC PI, gave a Keynote Address, “A marketplace driven direction for SDI: Towards an “Open Cloud Exchange” at the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Workshop on Software-defined Infrastructure and Software-defined Exchanges. The workshop, part of NSF’s “Looking Beyond the Internet” workshop series, explored research opportunities in wireless, network and cloud technology. […]