Overview● Striking the right balance – negotiating cloud contracts● Taking a positive approach to data protection in the cloud● Keeping the rights to your data & IP – licensing issues● Staying flexible – the commercial/contractual lock-in issues to avoid● Concluding thoughts
Lock-in Issues ● Are minimum terms acceptable? Purist v commercial view. ● Technical barriers to data extracts. ● High charges for data extracts. ● Lack of standards. ● Termination for convenience charges. ● User resistance to change.