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EU Data Protection Regulation: Divergence or Allegiance?

The tech industry in the UK has issued a warming to ministers that a transition away from EU data protection standards following Brexit will damage the UK’s status as a technology hub. Amid the growing misunderstanding amongst Brexiteers that diverging from the tough EU data protection laws will give Britain a competitive advantage compared to other EU states in this fast growing sector.

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Data Sovereignty: UK Cloud Survey 2017

In the three months since the research undertaken by Serviceteam IT, which explored the impact of the external challenges that businesses face in 2017 and beyond, the uncertainly has not changed. The uncertainty of Brexit, the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the rise of cyber-crime, and most importantly Data Sovereignty.

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Seven deadly sins of Data Sovereignty

The cloud offers a variety of benefits for firms in terms of cost savings and efficiency gains and it is therefore unsurprising that the number of businesses migrating to the cloud is increasing year on year. Despite the surge in migration it is important to consider the implications of data sovereignty when deciding which cloud service provider to use. Data sovereignty is something that can have a massive impact on businesses, but there is still great uncertainty surrounding this subject.

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Data Sovereignty: What it is and why it’s Important

Ensure you achieve the best possible data centre or cloud technical, commercial and compliance fit for your business. We have the industry and market knowledge regarding Data Centre and Cloud to help you eliminate what can be a frustrating and time consuming exercise. We monitor data centre capacity, managed services, new data centre builds, costs, availability and cloud suitability.