Cloud providers and customers must change to comply with new EU regulations
"Cloud computing is seeing huge growth. No matter where you look the figures are big. Growth at Amazon Web Services (AWS) was reported as being almost 70% in 2015. Microsoft Azure may be growing even faster, although it is hard to compare like with like.
Then we have the multi-vendor open source OpenStack platform. OpenStack management company Talligent recently released a survey showing an expected growth rate over the next 12 months similar to AWS', albeit with much of that in the private sphere.
Even banks are losing their nervousness about the public cloud, according to Ian Massingham, technical evangelist at AWS.
‘We've got lots of financial services customers running on AWS today. In fact, Tesco Bank and Aviva are talking about moving core mission-critical applications to AWS,’ he said.”
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