Whitepaper: Gaia-X Ecosystems can be critical Infrastructure
This Whitepaper explains, which IT infrastructures and services are to be classified as so-called “critical infrastructure” and which rules operators of critical infrastructures have to follow in the context of Gaia-X.
Gaia-X is a new, fair, evolving open-source data ecosystem that promotes open innovation through sovereign data sharing based on trust between all involved actors. Rooted in European federalist and democratic traditions, Gaia-X is based on values including openness, fairness, privacy, security and transparency. Welcome, to the Gaia-X Community! Read more
Introducing the Gaia-X Federation Services (GXFS)
The Gaia-X Federation Services (GXFS) provides a set of OSS software components that assist in operationalizing a Gaia-X compliant federated ecosystem of infrastructure and data. GXFS is, so speaking, a toolbox that extends the Gaia-X framework and provides a reference implementation for some of the components necessary to support the inclusion of a participant in the Gaia-X ecosystem and the creation of a Gaia-X compliant federation. Read more
GXFS-DE is the project name of an initiative funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, based on a decision by the German Parliament. It has been established to kickstart the development of Gaia-X Federation Services as specified in a joint community process. The resulting open-source code will be handed over into the governance of the Eclipse Foundation in 2023.
The eco Association of the Internet Industry, with its Head Office in Cologne, Germany, acts as a procurer to coordinate the specification work and to award the contractors for the implementation, based on an open EU-wide tender process.