Organizations and people behind BigFoot.
EURECOM is a graduate school of engineering and research institute in telecommunications located in Sophia Antipolis, France. EURECOM employs about 70 scientists in three research departments.
EURECOM is the coordinator of the project; the Networking and Security department participates in BigFoot and contributes its expertise in batch analytic engines, parallel processing, and distributed data stores including reliability, placement and partitioning.
is one of the world industry leaders in security software, focused on
helping customers protect their infrastructures, their information, and
their businesses. Through its Global Intelligence Network, Symantec has
established some of the most comprehensive sources of Internet threat
data in the world, with 240,000 sensors monitoring network attack
activity in more than 200 countries through a combination of security
products and managed. Symantec
Research Lab (SRL) is Symantec's global research
organization, playing a leading role in developing and
commercializing cutting-edge technologies across
Symantec's business areas.
Within BigFoot, Symantec Research Lab focuses on the analysis of Symantec's very large datasets, dealing with the problem of attack attribution in areas such as malware and spam analysis.
Technische Universität Berlin is one of the largest technical universities in Germany with 315 professors and an academic staff of 1,972, and looks back over a long and distinguished tradition of teaching and research.
The Internet Network Architectures (INET) group is a pioneer in the area of network virtualization and server migration, and contributes its expertise to BigFoot, dealing with the virtualization and networking layers.
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne established itself among the world's best research and teaching institutions. In 2009, EPFL was ranked first in Europe and 15th worldwide in the Shangai ranking of engineering, technology and computer science.
The Data-Intensive Applications and Systems (DIAS) laboratory brings to BigFoot its expertise in building and optimizing data management systems, and its strong academic and research record in query processing, business intelligence data management, distributed database systems, and data partitioning and techniques for adaptive querying.
GridPocket is a venture capital founded, fast growing, technology company, created in 2009 and specialized in web applications for energy efficiency. GridPocket has its R&D offices in France and Poland, and it is active on the European energy market providing value added platforms to smart metering applications.
In BigFoot, GridPocket focuses on efficient analysis and reporting of the large amounts of data coming from its smart meters network.
© BigFoot 2012 - STREP project Funded by EU - FP7 Call 8 - Objective 1.2: Cloud Computing, Internet of Services and Advanced Software Engineering