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Sovereign Cloud Stack

  • Private Initiative
  • Global
  • Cloud
Last updated: 2021-10-20 01:03

Strategic Goals

Sovereign Cloud Stack (SCS) is cloud technology built entirely with Open Source Software — as an alternative to propietary cloud technology.

Solutions Developed / Used

Only Open Source guarantees interoperability, transparency and independence from legal claims of third parties and thus from political interference.


Start Date 01/01/2020
Project Focus
  • Enabler
Geographical Scope
  • Global
  • Cloud
Cloud Delivery Model
  • IaaS
Cloud Deployment Model
  • Public
Project Life-Cycle Stage
  • Operational Deployment
  • Information and Communication


  • Funded by Sprind

⭐ Good Practice Description

Sovereign Cloud Stack is part of the Gaia-X infrastructure workstream. It started in November 2019 based on an open-source approach to the Gaia-X infrastructure stack and has been accepted into Gaia-X in 2020.

Success Factors

Technology Innovation

The company is showing how to interact with the Gaia-X approach. Sovereign Cloud Stack is building an open-source based cloud software stack with a focus on cloud
federation at the infrastructure layer by putting the right networking and technical interfaces in place. The plan is to provide a container layer by the end of 2021.

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