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India proposes subsidy for MSMEs deploying cloud computing

April 8, 2017
India proposes subsidy for MSMEs deploying cloud computing

The Indian government has proposed subsidy up to Rs 1 lakh for micro and small enterprises to encourage them to use cloud computing for information and communications technology applications. In cloud computing, MSMEs use Internet to access common as well as tailor-made IT infrastructure, including software, for managing business. The subsidy will be provided on […]

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No privacy law means cloud tech is still in the air in India

May 4, 2016
No privacy law means cloud tech is still in the air in India

Even as Indian companies and government move towards greater cloud adoption, they still have a long way to go before cloud-computing policies catch up with technology , according to a new report by BSA, The Software Alliance.

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Virtualization, security holding back Asia cloud rollout

July 6, 2014
Virtualization, security holding back Asia cloud rollout

The number of virtualized systems in Asia is still very low and needs to ramp up in order for cloud to be more widely adopted in the region, concerns also have held back adoption, though businesses are now starting to realize the benefits of moving to the cloud are too great to ignore.

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The fog of law and cloud computing

February 18, 2013

Data sovereignty and privacy concerns resulting from the extension of US-government mass-surveillance powers raised in an EU report publicised last week should not dissuade Australian businesses from actively considering and adopting cloud computing services, legal experts say.

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