It will soon be serious about the cloud initiative Gaia-X, which was committed primarily by the German and the French Government. In mid-September, 22 organizations and corporations from Germany and France – including ATOS, BMW, Bosch, SAP and Telekom – founded a non-new organization in Brussel, which establishes the structure of the "Trustworthy, sovereign digital infrastructure for Europe" coordinate.
At the same time, some of the partners announced first concrete, GAIA-X-compatible products. For example, the Telekom and the French Hoster Ovhcloud want to introduce early 2021 "Create trustwurried public cloud offer for all industries where data sourceianity and DSGVO conformity play a significant role". Also PlusServer and other providers are planning Gaia-X-compatible Cloud Services. So soon, it will show if it is available for the concept required by politics with advanced and with taxpayers also a market.
Official goal of the GAIA X initiative is one "Composite system of existing cloud providers". Thanks to uniform open source interfaces, customers should switch quickly and cheap between cloud providers or can be used in parallel and thereby avoid dependencies. A machine-readable catalog should simplify the selection of suitable services. In addition, the initiative attaches great importance to its own so "Data": Users should decide where data are stored and "by whom and for what purpose they are processed throughout".