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NSA affair hits German cloud market growth

Friday 7 November 2014 | 11:39 CET | News
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The enterprise market for cloud computing services in Germany is expected to grow by 46 percent to approximately EUR 6.4 billion in 2014, according to IT association Bitkom, citing forecasts from the Experton Group. This is below Bitkom's previous expectations of a 50 percent increase to EUR 6.9 billion, which it blamed on fears of espionage. The NSA affair has put the brakes on cloud growth slightly, with some potential customers putting their plans on hold or opting for alternative services.

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