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Cloud for Europe – White paper

cloudforeuropeHere is the first version of our new white paper : Cloud for Europe.


Cloud for Europe is headlined by the EU research investment program, chartered by industry consortia and being driven by procurement initiatives.

The EU Cloud Strategy is introduced here, including describing how it has implemented a Cloud Partnership Team for Europe, and through a Standards for the Cloud initiative, published a standards framework for EU Cloud Computing.

They have identified 5 million jobs and €1 trillion of economic benefits and are setting out to achieve them by pioneering this initiative to bring together stakeholders across Europe into a large-scale adoption program.

Also they have their Horizon 2020 funding program, directing a mammoth $1 billion of innovation research funding towards all the required core technology areas and best practice roll outs that this program calls for, so it’s certainly a powderkeg of growth about to be unleashed.

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Trusted Cloud Europe – Best practices

The EU recently published a significant document marking their ambitions and plans to become a world leader in the field of Cloud Computing, their Trusted Cloud Europe program.

This features a white paper as the backbone to the program, a document which calls for a Cloud best practices framework to be wholly adopted across Europe, as a means to drive the EU to become a world leader in the ICT sector.

Our own white paper is a response to this document, detailing a strategy for how this pan-European Cloud best practices framework could be achieved, featuring:

Download: Cloud for Europe


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