Financial Study for Sustainable Computing e-Infrastructures

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Article published in the Journal of Grid Computing

The article "Answering the Cost Assessment Scaling Challenge: Modelling the Annual Cost of European Computing Services for Research" has been published in the Journal of Grid Computing. The paper summarises the project results and includes analysis of the ideal next steps taking into account recent developments in the e-Infrastructure and Cloud service domains.

e-FISCAL at the eConcertation

The project presented its results in the panel session of the eConcertation event in the panel session (slides available on the session page) on the 6th March. A small photo gallery of the panel is also already available.

Presentations of the final workshop available

The final workshop page has been updated to include links to the presentations.

e-FISCAL tools - beta versions released!

The online and Excel-based versions of the e-FISCAL cost assessment tools are now availabe on the tools page. They can be used to calculate and present annual costs of ICT infrastructures in both numeric and graphical formats on different levels of detail.

e-FISCAL final workshop at - Amsterdam, 28-29 January 2013

The final e-FISCAL workshop will take place at premises in Amsterdam 28-29 January 2013, as part of a series of workshops entitled "Evolving EGI". Registration is available on-line, please see the workshop page for more details!

Join us on the new linkedin group!

The project has created an open linkedin group to discuss ICT costing issues, including (but not limited to) the results of the e-FISCAL project results. Please join in the discussion and share your experiences, challenges and methods!


e-FISCAL article - Inspired Summer 2012

An article presenting the e-FISCAL project by Sergio Andreozzi ("The cost of e-Science") was published in the latest EGI Inspired newsletter. The article summarises also some of the findings from the July workshop in Samos.

e-FISCAL at the EGI-TF - 21st September 2012, Prague, Czech Republic

The e-FISCAL project will hold a workshop on the 21st September as part fo the EGI Technical Forum programme. Registration for the event is open, with the early bird rates available until 6th August.

The presentations from the 2nd e-FISCAL workshop are now online

The 2nd workshop page has now been updated to include presentations from the workshop arranged on July 3rd and 4th. We hope to be able to announce the next e-FISCAL event soon, please contact us to be notified about the workshop plans and other project news!


e-FISCAL at the e-IRG workshop (Copenhagen June 11-12)

e-FISCAL project presented its approach and initial findings at the e-IRG workshop in Copenhagen, Denmark as a contribution to ongoing discussions about the impact and sustainability of the e-Infrastructures.


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