One of the major barriers to businesses’ use of the cloud is making sure their cloud providers comply with local laws and standards. Varying provincial regulations mean that data storage, access, and accessibility may vary by location for the same kind of data. Data sovereignty is the concept that digital information (e.g., data) is subject to the laws of the country where it’s located. So how do Canadian laws affect data sovereignty in the cloud?
Cloud computing continues to be a hot topic in the business world, with companies committed to investing in platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and private cloud solutions in the new year. As we enter 2018, what is need-to-know information for cloud trends?
The cloud has wrought immense changes in education, transforming the teaching and learning process in many exciting ways. At all levels of education, cloud computing is gaining widespread adoption due to its ease of use, scalability, stability, and safety. If your educational institution hasn’t adopted the cloud, learn four key ways doing so can make a difference for your school.
By nature, the insurance industry is a risk averse field. While the industry has used IT for a long time, insurance companies have shied away from moving to the cloud–until now. Industry norms are changing. Around the world, insurance companies are reviewing their business and spending practices, especially around IT expansion, spending ratios, and automation. Any change to business processes must justify the cost and effort of making the change. The cloud is a unique opportunity to change operations while lowering costs. Learn ways cloud computing has changed the industry, and how you can take advantage of this.
While the cloud has been around for several years, initially as a buzzword and tech favorite, it’s now moving to a practical application for financial industries. Financial organizations must handle sensitive data. Increasingly, this means protecting data from cyber threats and investing in a robust in-house IT solution to keep current. Compared with these hassles, a private and secure cloud streamlines things and offers several key benefits for accounting firms and financial organizations. See why the cloud is an ideal solution.