The european digital and telecommunication ministers want to make europe an international transshipment location for data processing. For this, at a virtual meeting under the direction of federal minister of economic minister peter altmaier (cdu), the ministers have been pronounced on thursday for the constituence of a european cloud codation. Of the 27 eu member states signed on thursday 25 countries the joint explanation.
Altmaier said, the representatives of the two missing landers – cyprus and danemark – had to vote the explanation before signing in the home country. The eu reacts to a rough technical paradigm shift of recent years. Many companies and organizations store computer computing services, data stores and databases as well as applications for analysis of data via the internet in the "cloud" the end.
Eu poorly situated in global competition
In global competition, however, the eu has little to oppose cloud providers from the us and china. With amazon (aws), microsoft (azure) and google come three of the four world-growing suppliers from the united states. From china, alibaba also tries to convert his dominant position on the domestic market into an export success.