“The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most significant and substantial updating of data protection legislation in Europe for three decades.
It has been previously predicted that in Western Europe alone GDPR would drive $3.5 billion in spend within security and storage software, with additional spend on services and cloud infrastructure. Is this threatened by Brexit?” – Duncan Brown & Carla Arend, IDC UK, July 4th 2016
The above question is brilliantly answered by Carla Arend and Duncan Brown as they delve into the politics of a post-Brexit world and the UK’s ability to complete in Europe. Of particular note is their discussion on the ebbing away of national barriers and the wide reaching scope of GDPR, not just for cloud providers but for any company handling or using personal data.
This fascinating article is well worth a read.