• The Server Labs is now an "AWS Advanced Partner"

    That way our customers can benefit from our access to AWS Private Betas, upfront insight into AWS Product Roadmap etc...

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  • The Server Labs supports the Helix Nebula Marketplace

    The Helix Nebula Marketplace offers a European Cloud Marketplace service that is compliant with EU regulations and legislation through collaboration between commercial providers and public e-Infrastructures.

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  • National award for BBVA’s new global corporate security platform Faro

    BBVA’s corporate security application which has been developed by a consortium formed by The Server Labs and GMV has been awarded as the best installed and operative security system in Spain during Seguritecnia’s XXVII Edition ...

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  • Gaia has been launched into space 

    The Server Labs are very happy to have been able to contribute to the successful launch of the Gaia mission. We have been working with ESA (European Space Agency) already for a number of years on various IT projects around the Gaia mission...

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  • The Server Labs is now a G-Cloud supplier 

    The Server Labs has been selected as services supplier to the UK Government’s G-Cloud ii CloudStore. Currently The Server Labs offers nine different Cloud services through the CloudStore including ... Click here to read the full article.
  • The Server Labs reviews the IT architecture of BBVA’s “tugestionline” 

    We have carried out a technical audit for BBVA’s online platform “tugestionline” to evaluate its performance, highlight possible areas of improvement and requirements for further scalability of the system, bringing in an external view.

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  • The Server Labs boosts the performance of Metro de Madrid’s driver support system

    The Server Labs is leading the improvement of ARCO, Metro de Madrid’s real-time information system for its train drivers, expected to reduce CPU usage.

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  • The Server Labs is taking e-encuesta.com to the Amazon Cloud

    The Server Labs has taken the popular online survey application from a traditional server-based environment to the Cloud. The Server Labs Rapid Cloud Transition was the key in the smooth migration.

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  • Big science teams up with big business to kick-start European cloud computing

    Geneva, 1 March 2012. Today a consortium of leading IT providers, including The Server Labs, and three of Europe’s biggest research centres (CERN1, EMBL2 and ESA3) announced a partnership to launch a European cloud computing platform.

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  • The Server Labs will reform the architecture of BBVA’s corporate security application

    The Server Labs has been chosen by BBVA to develop a completely revised version of its corporate security application Faro in order to unify and streamline the application throughout all countries in which BBVA operates. Click here.

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Grid

GRID represents an approach to the sharing of computing resources, mainly processing power and storage. Unlike distributed and cluster computing, which generally require shared resources to be closely located and managed, grid takes advantage of networks to integrate heterogeneous resources into a single, self-administering virtual computer..


The value of grid computing has already been proven through the years as a technology with the ability to make more cost-effective use of a given amount of computer resources, to confront problems that cannot be approached without an enormous amount of computing power, and because it realises that the resources of many computers can be cooperatively and perhaps synergistically harnessed and managed as a collaboration toward a common objective.



Traditionally, grids have been mainly used in the scientific arena, to assist in the processing of extremely large data sets. Increasingly, business data are becoming more like scientific data in volume. Modern mainstream applications all require high performance computing methods, to draw insight from ever - growing masses of data,  a task suited to grids. Applications vendors are now incorporating grid functionality into software as standard.



The Server Labs has been actively working in Grid projects for years, with special relevance to the ESA Grids like the one used for the Gaia mission, one of our current projects For more info see the  ESA Grid Home Page and ESA Gaia Mission Home Page.