With the penetration of Cloud Computing increasing every day, more and more businesses across the globe are realising the importance of cloud computing. But, “which are the countries across the globe that supports the proliferation of Cloud Computing in their respective region?” Which contry stands ahead in the adoption of Cloud Computing?
The 2013 BSA Global Cloud Computing Scorecard, ranks the various countries according to their policies and initiatives towards Cloud Computing. The countries are ranked the basis of their support for Cloud & data privacy, security & cybercrime prevention, intellectual property rights, information technology readiness and internet penetration.
Top 10 Countries for Cloud Computing
Why Japan is No. 1?
The study reveals, Japan, has a comprehensive suite of modern laws that supports the cloud computing. Japan exhibited a positive example last year by ratifing the Convention on Cybercrime. Japan has some comprehensive privacy and intellectual property laws that stands relevant to cloud computing. Broadband penetration in laso very high Japan, with Government ensuring, all households will have very high-speed fiber broadband connections by 2015
The biggest mover in the rankings is Singapore, which rised to 5th place from 10th place. Canada, India and Russia moved up in the ranking on the basis of their new policies such as, international IP agreements and Cloud policies. The study finds that all six European Union countries have lost the rankings.