Serviceteam IT’s Beyond the Cloud: UK Technology Research 2018 in partnership with Doogheno revealed that 75% of respondents held their cloud services in the UK. Europe was the second most popular answer but only with 35% of respondents. Is there a reason why the UK is such a popular location for cloud services for British business? Should you be doing the same?
UK government is under increasing pressure to confirm whether BREXIT data flow between the UK and EU will be allowed to remain uninterrupted post-Brexit. Lack of even initial negotiations on data, now the lifeblood of the digital economy representing hundreds of billions of pounds of annual trade, raising concerns that the UK focus on tech in its post-Brexit plans, may run into problems if it can’t retain access to or process EU data.
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.