Atos Spain, S.A.
Atos is an International Information Technology Services company with annual revenues of EUR 8.7 billion and 78,500 employees in 42 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting and technology services, systems integration and managed services. Atos focuses on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting &Technology Services, Atos Worldline and Atos WorldGrid. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across the following market sectors: Manufacturing, Retail, Services; Public, Health & Transport; Financial Services; Telecoms, Media & Technology; Energy & Utilities.
SingularLogic Information Systems & Applications S.A.
SingularLogic is currently the leading Software and Integrated IT Solutions Group in Greece. With a full understanding of the entire range of market requirements, we offer advanced and integrated IT systems as well as full support services, regardless of your company size, investing capacity and internal infrastructure. This is based on experience, technological know-how and the existence of specialized SingularLogic solutions and products as well as on an array of companies that collaborate with our Group. Thus, our products and services are currently used by thousands of companies and organisations belonging to the private or public sector throughout Greece, which are served by a flexible and efficient support system operated by SingularLogic and its partners. The company boasts the largest, most qualitative, and most dedicated nation-wide network of authorised partners, numbering more than 500 partners all over Greece.
BT is one of the world’s leading communications services companies, serving the needs of customers in the UK and in more than 170 countries worldwide. Our main activities are the provision of fixed telephony lines and calls, broadband, mobile and TV products and services as well as managed networked IT services. In the year ended 31 March 2012 (the 2011/2012 financial year) BT Group revenue was £19.3 billion with £9.6 billion of this derived from next generation products and services, primarily ICT and managed networks, broadband and convergent mobility solutions. UK operations accounted for 76% of revenues and here BT is the largest communications services provider, with around 10 million voice lines, around 6.3 million retail broadband customers, over 700,000 BT Vision customers and over 4 million wifi hotspots, as well as providing network services to other licensed operators. BT is an active participant in European collaborative research and development and has participated in all the past EU Framework Programmes, primarily in the ICT area. Within the 7th Framework Programme to date BT has co-ordinated three projects, provided technical leadership on two further projects, and partnered in sixteen other projects. BT offers a comprehensive security services portfolio that includes Managed, Hosted and Cloud Security Services, as well as Cloud Infrastructures such as the BT Cloud Compute On Demand and other products in the BT Compute family.
National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics
National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics (NICPB) in Tallinn, Estonia, is a governmental research institute founded for developing the leading-edge natural sciences. NICPB consists a total of 140 employees – 40 of them are senior scientists, the rest are junior scientist, Ph.D. students, technicians and administrative staff. The research of NICPB covers three large branches of science: physics, chemistry and biology. In physics the research program of NICPB covers a diversity of topics including theoretical and experimental particle physics and computational physics.
Uranus Computing Ltd.
Uranus is a newly established start-up aiming to focus on cloud-based services provisioning. The company targets to offer multi-cloud management platform and tools that will allow clients avoid lock-in by specific vendors and proprietary solutions and thus facilitate the uptake of cloud in the industry. To further attract clientele, Uranus plans to offer a flexible services marketplace and also facilitate services reusability. Uranus will leverage the more than 15 years’ experience of its founders in technology, project management and strategy/business consulting coming from EU backed research activity and tier-1 industry and management consulting players.
The City of Genoa
The City of Genoa is a local authority. The challenges of our City is building instruments and strategies for a different concept of local administration, focused on quality of development and economical revival. Genoa is experimenting a new method of city government and governance through a creative exercise in steps, with new forms of social co-operation involving the whole community, with the idea of integrating public (local Institutions, all the authority levels) and private sectors for projects of economic, social and environmental transformation scheduled in the period from 2004 (when Genoa will be European Capital of Culture) to 2010. Social Affair and Health Policies Department is a big Department that includes all municipal services and activities that have an impact directly or indirectly on educational and social fields. City of Genoa is actively involved in many research projects focused on education and solidarity, quality of life, economy and employment, communication and promotion of the City, Port and infrastructures, city management. Genoa, which forms the southern corner of the Milan-Turin-Genoa industrial triangle of north-west Italy, is one of the country’s major economic centres. With a GDP of 15.08 billion Euros, or 1.3% of the national total, the city ranked fifth in Italy for economic strength in the year 2000: after Rome (6.45%), Milan (4.74%), Turin (2.19%) and Naples (1.51%), and ahead of Bologna (1.01%), Florence (1.00%) and Palermo 0.94%. Today a number of leading Italian companies are based in the city, including Ansaldo Energia, Ansaldo STS, Piaggio, D’Appolonia and Edoardo Raffinerie Garrone.
Municipality of Stari Grad, Serbia
Municipality of Stari Grad is one of the largest Municipalities in the city of Belgrade. It is the part of the local government system. Stari Grad is the central township and its territory makes most of the old center of Belgrade. As such, it is the cultural-historical, architectural and economic sense reflects more than two millennia long history of creation, urban and economic growth and development of Belgrade. With its 473 hectares of land area and 215 acres of waters is the smallest among the Belgrade municipalities. The scope of the services which the Municipality provides to their citizens varies from inspection to documentations and legal assistance. The municipality takes care over preschools, schools and health institutions on their territory. It has taken active part in definition of local government policy. They have implemented the integrated information system with different servers and 30 working stations. The municipality of Stari Grad has started the intensive growth in the area of building the modern ICT system with e-services exposed to its citizens. It hopes to actively participate in this project and helps in better policy implementation. The intention was to establish the full e-government system in the municipality.
London Borough of Camden
Camden: home to sprawling street markets, world-famous music venues, first-class museums and theatres, London Zoo, 681 acres of Hampstead Heath and some of the city’s busiest transport hubs. The London Borough of Camden is a hugely diverse wedge of 22 square kilometres of inner London. With bustling Covent Garden at its tip and fed by the arteries of Euston and King’s Cross, the borough fans out to Kilburn in the west, Hampstead and Highgate in the north and Kentish Town to the east. Camden has 36 designated Conservation Areas, over 5,600 listed buildings and the seventh largest economy in the UK, with an estimated 248,000 jobs. The resident population is 230,000 or 3% of the total population of London. London Borough of Camden has produced an active digital strategy as a response to the massive changes as the ‘Digital Revolution’ accelerates and impacts on citizens, the State and businesses in fundamental ways. This strategy emphasizes how important awareness of the challenges of digital change is to Council services, businesses and residents. It sets out an active policy approach which ensures that education, skills, open data, support for entrepreneurialism and growth are at the heart of our approach. In the framework of this digital strategy, Camden Cloud expects the flexibility in their infrastructure as they are seeking from their applications and particularly to make information and data available to any device in any location.