Canadian firms shy from cloud because of Patriot Act

Wednesday - 6/30/2010, 2:44pm EDT

Fear of the U.S. Patriot Act and lack of familiarity are the final hurdles to clear before Canadian firms are ready to adopt cloud computing beyond the company firewall, says CA Technologies' country manager for Canada. Jimmy Fulton says Canadian firms are currently open to cloud computing so long as they can control the entire process on premise. CA refers to this as "private cloud", an IT infrastructure that includes defined resources and a flexible way to deploy them. Read more from ITBusiness.ca.

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