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EC plans new standards to grow cloud computing use

Thursday 27 September 2012 | 15:15 CET | News
The European Commission has outlined measures aimed at supporting adoption of cloud computing. The gains in productivity and economies of scale achieved through cloud computing could add 2.5 million jobs and EUR 160 billion to EU GDP (around 1%), by 2020, the EC said. Elements of the strategy include setting technical standards for interoperability, data portability and reversibility by 2013, setting up EU-wide certification schemes for trustworthy cloud providers, development of model 'safe and fair' contract terms for cloud services, including service level agreements, and getting

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Companies: European Commission
Countries: Europe
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