Do you know where (country, location, hosting partner) your SaaS vendor stores your data? Not all SaaS providers are openly sharing this information. Yet, with the PRISM fallout in full force and Dutch minister of the interior Plasterk narrowly escaping a vote of no confidence this week over collecting and sharing 1.8 million records of […] Read more »
PRISM And The European Cloud
Back in 2011 we published four scenarios predicting the uptake rate of public cloud computing (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS) in Europe. The scenarios we plotted were based on the extremes of what we believe are the two most important aspects governing future cloud uptake: availability and trust. Our own Dutch Enterprise Public Cloud Spending forecast […] Read more »
Is Big Brother Bugging You?
Well, yes, and for quite some time already as became resoundingly clear after NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden came clean in the Guardian. He was bugged because he “does not want to live in a world where everything I do and say is recorded”. Kudos to Edward for carrying out the biggest intelligence leak in a […] Read more »