EU Officials Push Providers To Ramp Up Cloud Offerings

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 3:52 PM EDT) -- European commissioners and lawmakers this week threw their support behind the widespread adoption of cloud computing services, saying that the technology could provide a significant revenue boost and would be fortified by the bloc's stringent data security standards.

Despite widespread concerns about the security of cloud computing services that have been raised since covert government surveillance methods were unmasked in secret documents leaked this summer, the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy as well as the European Commission pushed cloud computing service providers in...
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