With the increasing maturity of cloud.ca in the Canadian market and the recent revocation of the EU Safe Harbour agreement for US-based companies, the time was right to assess and report on the state of jurisdictional compliance and data sovereignty in Canada and how it relates to the cloud. In general, global software companies, globalized enterprise shared services, and government related organizations are driving large demand for Canadian owned and operated cloud infrastructure, and we are excited about the future of delivering secure API-centric utility infrastructure, unlocking agility and cost effective IT.
While the internet is considered by many to have “no borders”, in reality it has simply been taking a long time for regulations and legal precedent to be established. As digital copyright, e-commerce taxation and data privacy frameworks have developed, we are increasingly facing a regionalized digital ecosystem. Regions matter far more than expected. To find out why, read our latest white paper, a Q&A with privacy and data security law expert, Éloïse Gratton.