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Europe Turns to the Cloud

July 26, 2011 No Comments

SOURCE:  New York Times

BERLIN — When the founders of Shutl, a British courier service that makes deliveries in 90 minutes in busy London, decided to set up a business that ran exclusively on cloud computing, they needed to get creative.

Data privacy laws in Europe forbade the transfer of information about individuals outside the 27-country European Union. That had prevented many companies on the Continent from moving to the cloud, where data may be stored on remote servers in Asia, the United States or elsewhere at a lower cost than what a company would pay for its own servers.

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11206/1162827-96-0.stm?cmpid=business.xml#ixzz1T8LN1xpd
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