Standards for the Cloud – Neelie KROES’s blog

« It is always a good feeling when you see some item on your to-do-list delivered. So I am pleased today that the Commission and the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) have delivered today a mapping of the standards needed for cloud computing.

Standards and certification can play a big role in developing an emerging market, like the cloud. “Cutting through the jungle of standards” is therefore one of the key items of our European Cloud Computing Strategy, launched just over a year ago, a Strategy which aims to create 2.5 million new European jobs and boost EU GDP by EUR 160 billion by 2020 (…) »