EU-IndiaGrid2 is the second phase of the EU-IndiaGrid project, which was funded initially by the European Commission for two years starting from October, 2006.
The objective of EU-IndiaGrid was to :
This consortium project comprising of 5 European partners and 8 Indian partners was successfully completed. ERNET India’s role in the project was to provide network level interconnection between Indian grid GARUDA and European grid EGEE using ERNET-GEANT connectivity and to maintain the network connectivity between India and Europe. The project EU-InidaGrid2 proposes to capitalise on the achievements of the first phase of EU-IndiaGrid project and to make use of the momentum attained in e-Infrastructure evolution in Europe and India aiming at proceeding towards sustainable e-Infrastructures across Europe and India for the benefit of scientific, educational and technological cooperation across the two continents.
Specifically, EU-IndiaGrid2’s main objectives are to:
This two year project was initiated with a kick-off meeting in January, 2010 at New Delhi. There are six European partners and 10 Indian partners in this new project. The role of ERNET India in the new project is to provide network infrastructure support using ERNET-GEANT link and subsequently provide network infrastructure support using TEIN3.