C-DAC's research focus in cloud computing includes design and development of Open source cloud middleware; virtualization and management tools; and end-to-end security solution for the cloud. A number of applications in C-DAC are being migrated to Cloud computing technology. These include hospital information systems, disaster recovery, telemedicine, HPC services, language services (like translation), e-governance applications, etc. Considering the related, but complimentary driving forces of grid and cloud computing disciplines, C-DAC is also exploring integration of grid and cloud computing.
C-DAC has developed a free and open source Cloud suite based on OpenStack named "Meghdoot", for establishing Cloud computing environment.
C-DAC and the OpenStack foundation
- C-DAC proudly announces our collaboration with The OpenStack Foundation. The only Indian entity listed as official partner for Training and Consultation/Integration for Asia pacific Region.
- As The OpenStack Foundation authorized training partner, C-DAC Chennai offers certification program on Cloud computing based on OpenStack.
- As The OpenStack Foundation authorized Consulting and Integrator, C-DAC Chennai offers Cloud consulting, Cloud strategy services and development of OpenStack, System Integration, Operation and support with Meghdoot Cloud suite.