23 European companies have announced the creation of the European Cloud Industrial Alliance (EUCLIDIA) formed by independent European original technology manufacturers, for the promotion of digital independence and strategic autonomy. The founding members are Abilian, Amarisoft, Beremiz, BlueMind, Clever cloud, E.corp, Jamespot, Innoroute, Linbit, Netframe, Nexedi, Nextcloud, ng-voice, Nitrokey, OpenSVC, Patrowl, Rapid.Space, Scaleway, SenX, Signal18, Submer, Vates and XWiki. They all develop original software and hardware at the core of a wide range of cloud services: IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, edge, vRAN, etc.
EUCLIDIA is endorsed by European-based non-profit organisations that provide resources and access to European institutions: the Conseil National du Logiciel Libre (cnll.fr), the European Association of Next Generation Telecommunications Innovators (eangti.org), the Libre Endowment Fund (fdl-lef.org), and OW2 (ow2.org).
EUCLIDIA will carry the voice of European cloud technology innovators. Its members are all European-based with the majority of shareholders being European. Its mission is to provide lawmakers and policy makers with the field expertise and vision that will reinforce policies that accelerate the adoption and development of leading cloud technologies made in Europe. Such policies should reflect European values such as the protection of privacy and the promotion of fair competition while enabling European cloud industries to be competitive.
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