The EGI Federation is a non-profit international collaboration that federates the digital capabilities, resources and expertise of national and international research communities in Europe and worldwide. Its main goal is to empower researchers from all disciplines to collaborate and carry out data- and compute-intensive science and innovation. The EGI Federation is one of the largest distributed computing infrastructures for researchers. It leverages the local investments of national research funding agencies by bringing together hundreds of data centers worldwide. It also includes the largest research cloud federation in operations in Europe with tens of participating cloud providers across most of the European countries, offering IaaS cloud and storage services.