The European Cloud Computing Strategy

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May. 10, 2012

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The European Cloud Computing Strategy

  1. SecureCloud 2012 Frankfurt am Main, 9 May 2012 The European Cloud Computing Strategy Carl-Christian Buhr, @ccbuhr (All expressed views are those of the speaker.)
  2. 101 Actions DAE, @NeelieKroesEU
  3. 101 Actions Advising on... Cloud Computing ICT Standardisation ICT Research Policy Micro-/Nanoelectronics Photonics etc., @ccbuhr, @NeelieKroesEU
  4. Cloud Computing in the Digital Agenda “Europe should also […] [reinforce] eInfrastructures and […] should develop an EU-wide strategy on 'cloud computing' notably for government and science. […] The strategy should consider economic, legal and institutional aspects.” A Digital Agenda for Europe (COM(2010)245, 19.05.2010),
  5. The Commission acts... “Now is the time to bring it all together. […] This goes beyond a policy framework. I want to make Europe not just ‘cloud- friendly’ but ‘cloud- active’.” Neelie Kroes, 27 January 2011
  6. Multiple roles... ...Policy Maker Launches policy debates Invites Member States to take action Proposes EU legislation Supports coordination ...Funding Agency Research & Innovation projects e.g. eGovernment building blocks ...Infrastructure Builder Funds infrastructures Connects Member State systems
  7. Why? • Economic potential for cloud supply & especially demand sides • Cloud computing will happen: to or with us? • Many policies impact cloud & vice versa: horizontal view needed
  8. When? “[T]he deliverable is a document combining analysis and a plan of future actions. I want to have this in place no later than 2012.” Neelie Kroes, 27 January 2011 “Before the summer, I intend to present a European Cloud Strategy...” Neelie Kroes, 24 January 2012
  9. What? “First, the legal framework: users' rights, data protection and privacy - including the global aspects […]. Second, technical and commercial fundamentals: boosting research efforts, and focussing them on critical issues such as security and reliability. Neelie Kroes, 22 March 2011
  10. And what not? “our overall Cloud Computing strategy, is not about building a European super- Cloud, neither outright nor by forcing the integration of existing public Cloud infrastructures.” Neelie Kroes, 26 January 2012
  11. Process 1.Expert Reports (e.g. ENISA) 2.Digital Agenda (19/05/2010) 3.Announcement (27/01/2011) 4.Public online consultation (16/05-01/08/2011) 5.Hearings with users, SMEs, IT & telcos (11/2011) 6.Industry working groups and recommendations (11/2011) •Cloud Computing Strategy (summer 2012) 8.Implementation...
  12. Partners European Parliament Member States Council of the European Union
  13. Ex. 1: Public procurement “I am inviting public authorities and industry, Cloud buyers and suppliers, to come together in a European Cloud Partnership. In the first phase, the Partnership will come up with common requirements for Cloud procurement.” Neelie Kroes, 26 January 2012
  14. Ex. 2: Data Protection “The challenge is to take our fundamental rights to privacy and the protection of personal data and make them work in the digital era.” Neelie Kroes, 30 January 2012
  15. Ex. 3: Cloud Security Adressed by/relevant for: → Cloud Partnership → Data Protection → Standardisation/Certification & self-standing proposal on internet security
  16. Selected Pointers The Digital Agenda for Europe Cloud Computing @ Digital Agenda Public Consultation May-August 2011: Final Report Cloud Computing Industry Recommendations 2011 Neelie Kroes Cloud Speeches Davos 2011 (Announcement): EP 2012 (Content Online): Davos 2012 (Partnership): Brussels 2012 (DP): Neelie Kroes Blogs Data Protection in the Cloud: European Cloud Partnership: Contacts <web>{NeelieKroesEU, cc_buhr}</web> <twitter>@NeelieKroesEU, @ccbuhr</twitter>