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Don’t let drama over data sovereignty dictate a business’s IT strategy, warn experts on privacy and cloud computing.
Enterprise information management software vendor OpenText has begun offering cloud services from the NTT Communications data centre in Sydney.
Australian users of Microsoft Azure voiced mixed levels of excitement at TechEd about next year’s planned opening of two local data centres.
The issue of data sovereignty is starting to drive business decision making with regard to data held in the cloud, according to New Zealand email security and hosting company SMX.
Nextgen Group CEO Peter McGrath said growing demand from Australian businesses for data sovereignty remains a key advantage for Nextgen even after a Canadian investment group took 70 per cent control of the business.
Whitepapers about data sovereignty
While the US Patriot Act may make many headlines for the legal authority it bestows on US agencies to access data held in foreign countries, Australian companies need to be aware of similar legislation in both the US and Australia, according to security industry experts. Forrester senior analyst, Michael Barnes, said Australian companies were right to be wary of placing their data in the cloud as it could be accessed by US authorities using the Patriot Act. Read more.
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