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European Cloud Infrastructure-As-A-Service (IaaS) Outlook

Europe's Fragmented Environment Drives An Alternate Adoption Path

January 28, 2011

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Although cloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) is taking off in the United States, it faces some struggle in Europe where strict privacy laws place rigid limitations on the movement of information beyond the borders of the 27-country EU. These regulatory requirements coupled with Europe's socioeconomic realities demand that European I&O professionals take an alternate approach to IaaS adoption if they hope to realize the benefits of the cloud even within the existing framework.

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Table of Contents

  • Interest In Cloud IaaS Gained Momentum In Europe
  • Sustained European Uptake Is Not Without Its Challenges
  • Private Clouds Find Favor In Europe
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  • Prepare For European-Centric Issues In The Cloud
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