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Why is Europe lagging behind the US in cloud adoption?

As we introduced in an earlier article, trends indicate that European businesses are lagging behind US companies in terms of cloud service adoption. This is somewhat counterintuitive, given that Europe – in particular, Western Europe, represents a high cost and high price market, where the adoption of new technologies presents a competitive advantage. Moving to…

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European Enterprises Unprepared for the Cloud

According to a recent survey by the International Data Corporation (IDC), less than half of European enterprises are actually cloud-ready. The survey found that many IT departments in Europe still need to make significant improvements before they can fully embrace cloud architectures and transform themselves into effective cloud service providers. A closer look… The IDC’s…

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Cloud goes mainstream

Where it was once considered a big hype, cloud computing is now a reality for many organizations, becoming a mainstream IT delivery mechanism for the enterprise. This article looks at a study – entitled “Business Agility in the Cloud” – of over 500 Harvard Business Review readers in large and midsized organizations worldwide. A closer…

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New Era of Cloud Computing in Latin America

According to many observers and industry experts, the Latin American market has entered a new era of cloud computing. Previous challenges included technological awareness, but in this new phase, barriers are now how and where to properly invest in cloud services. Frost & Sullivan’s Latin America technology leader, Fernando Belfort spoke at a technology event…

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EU Encourages Cloud Adoption

Despite fears regarding spying and data security after the recent PRISM scandal, the European Commission (EC) encourages businesses to take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing. When the scandal was first revealed this summer, concerns have been voiced regarding the ability of government spies to access data, and loss of confidence in cloud services….

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