As it expands its hybrid/public cloud effort, VMware adds new Australia coverage, bringing the number of company-run vCloud Air regions to nine worldwide.
It looks like protectionism is gaining momentum in Germany, which may enact a law mandating that vendors provide source code and other information that could spook U.S. companies.
SaaS leader Salesforce.com is adding a new French data center, as part of a European expansion.
A U.S. magistrate judge ruled that U.S. cloud vendors must fork over customer data even if that data resides in data centers outside the country.
The European Commission’s Viviane Reding proposes single set of data privacy rules for the whole region and we recap Structure:Europe.
Large enterprises that embrace cloud computing for many tasks, still refuse to use public cloud infrastructure for key jobs because of what they see as restrictive data sovereignty regulations.These laws mandate that a company keep a customer’s data in that customer’s home country.