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MAGIC - Middleware for collaborative Applications and Global vIrtual Communities

MAGIC - Middleware for collaborative Applications and Global vIrtual Communities

Start: May 1, 2015
End: April 30, 2017
Funding: EC – Horizon 2020
Website: http://www.magic-project.eu/
General objective: To establish a set of agreements for participating world regions to consolidate/complete middleware for a marketplace of services and real-time applications to benefit global science communities.

Participants: RedCLARA (Latin America) - Coordinator
GÉANT (Europe)
RENATA (Colombia)
RNP (Brazil)
SURFnet (Netherlands)
REUNA (Chile)
CEDIA (Ecuador)
CUDI (Mexico)
RENATER (France)
GRNET (Greece)
CESNET (Czech Republic)
CKLN (Caribbean)
UbuntuNet Alliance (S&E Africa)
WACREN (W&C Africa)
ASREN (Arab States)
TEIN*CC (Asia-Pacic)
CAREN NOC – NITC (Central Asia)
NIIFI (Hungary)
CSIR (South Africa)

Objectives:
  • To enable mobility and seamless access to services by:
    • promoting the establishment of identity federations connected to eduGAIN,
    • creating awareness of privacy and security issues, and
    • increasing uptake of eduroam.
  • To enable the provision of collaboration tools and services among NRENs based on NREN-run applications made available via a worldwide application market.
  • To seek consensus on interoperability of real-time applications and work towards the adoption of standards such as those proposed by the Global CEO Forum.
  • To foster the collaborative work of Global Science Communities by actively promoting the participation researchers in European Commission Calls, etc.