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Cloud Computing in the European Arena: it’s Time for Quality
27 Mar 2013 – 16:33
Cloud Computing in the European Arena: it’s Time for Quality

By Paulo Esteves Veríssimo, Faculty of Sciences, Lisbon University
Cloud computing is a business model that has delivered its promise, not only in cost and environmental efficiency, but also, and perhaps surprisingly, in terms of stimulating …

Cloud computing: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead
27 Mar 2013 – 16:24
Cloud computing: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead

By Maria Badia i Cutchet MEP, Member of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament

The internet has rapidly become a critical infrastructure on which our lives …

ENISA’s Role in Implementing the EU Cloud Strategy
27 Mar 2013 – 16:12
ENISA’s Role in Implementing the EU Cloud Strategy

By Steve Purser, ENISA
In its Cloud Strategy[1] the European Commission recognizes the great potential benefits of Cloud computing, but also the obstacles on the way to reaping these benefits. Security is not the least among …

Obscured by Clouds or How to Address Governmental Access to Cloud Data from Abroad
27 Mar 2013 – 16:00

Dr. Joris V.J. van Hoboken, Axel  M. Arnbak, LL.M., Prof. dr. Nico A.N.M. van Eijk[i]
Governments, companies and citizens have started to move their data and ICT operations into the cloud. For cloud service customers, this …

Contracting Capabilities: New Skills for effective Cloud Computing
27 Mar 2013 – 15:44
Contracting Capabilities: New Skills for effective Cloud Computing

By Edgar A. Whitley, Reader in Information Systems, London School of Economics and Political Science
As well as transforming the technology marketplace, cloud computing is also transforming the nature of the IT function by requiring a …

Can We Still Keep ‘The Cloud’ Open in Europe?
27 Mar 2013 – 15:25
Can We Still Keep ‘The Cloud’ Open in Europe?

By Graham Taylor, CEO, OpenForum Europe
The EC’s Communication on Cloud was ambitious, and is one that OpenForum Europe (OFE) continues to support, never more than in its objective to make Europe “cloud-active”, and to …

Europe and the cloud – making the sky the limit
27 Mar 2013 – 15:22

Tony Graziano, Vice President EU Public Affairs and Communication & Abdellatif Benjelloun, Huawei Industry Standards Dept, Europe
The wealth of new opportunities offered by remote computing services has generated intense debate over the past months. But …

The European Cloud Computing Strategy
27 Mar 2013 – 15:10
The European Cloud Computing Strategy

By Vice-President Neelie Kroes, Member of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda
There is no doubt that, today, Europe needs to modernise and boost growth. We must make the transition towards a low-carbon and …

Global Standardization Encourages Cloud Adoption
27 Mar 2013 – 15:02
Global Standardization Encourages Cloud Adoption

By Xavier Poisson-Gouyou Beauchamps, Vice President Cloud Computing, HP EMEA
European countries will not see the full benefits of cloud unless steps are taken to deal with the remaining barriers to adoption. Some of the main …

Data Protection in the Cloud
27 Mar 2013 – 14:47
Data Protection in the Cloud

Jan Philipp Albrecht MEP, Lead Negotiator (“Rapporteur”) for EU data protection regulation
Cloud computing has become a reality in almost all areas of today’s life and business. What happens to be a trend is no new …