BonFIRE is consortium dedicated to researching cloud computing. It is comprised of academic and non-academic research institutions, business enterprises, technology analysts, and others. Their goal is to advance and develop cloud services for the Internet of Services community. BonFIRE currently maintains six testbeds of cloud services across Europe and the UK. They offer a RESTful API for developers to access those testbeds and query them for resources. The API returns XML-encoded results.