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The Networks and Cloud Services (NETCLOSE) Group is focused on three central pillars of the current technology landscape: cloud computing, computer networks, and resiliency. These interconnected pillars play a crucial role in the modern digital landscape. Cloud computing continues revolutionizing the way businesses and individuals store, access, and process data, ensuring seamless collaboration, data availability, and accessibility. Computer networks are the backbone of the digital world, facilitating the transmission of data and communication between devices and systems. Lastly, resiliency refers to a system's ability to withstand and recover from adverse events, whether they be natural disasters, cyberattacks, or hardware failures. In the digital realm, downtime can be costly, resulting in financial losses and reputational damage.
The NETCLOSE Group provides a platform for the exchange of ideas, experience, and know-how among practitioners, expert and novice alike, in the areas mentioned above. Central to this task is the regular organization of expert talks providing an insight into the state of the art in these technologies and promoting a direct exchange among group members.
The group Green IT supports sustainability and ecology goals with the proper use of IT, especially when operating IT solutions in data centers. Green IT has developed a tool to assess potential for improvement towards these goals in your company. An introduction to the goals and concepts can be found here.