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Europe’s cloud computing plan won’t do much to scare the US giants

November 1, 2019

Via: ZDnet

AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud together now comfortably account for over half of the global cloud infrastructure market, but it takes more than that to stop the French finance minister Bruno Le Maire and his German counterpart Peter Altmaier from planning a European riposte in the form of a homegrown data infrastructure.

This week, the two leaders announced that they are organizing workshops at the end of the month, tasked with coming up with proposals to grow a safe European cloud computing sector, which they will put forward as early as next year.

Bruno Le Maire said that close cooperation between European countries was a necessary requirement to “tackle the technological revolution of the 21st century”.

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