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Sovereign Clouds and the Digital Sovereignty Imperative: Europe's Quest for Digital Independence


Rahiel Nasir
Duncan Brown
Ewa Zborowska
Ralf Helkenberg
Penny Madsen
Archana Venkatraman
Massimiliano Claps
Filippo Vanara
Table of Contents

Executive Snapshot

Figure: Executive Snapshot: Sovereign Clouds and the Digital Sovereignty Imperative — Europe's Quest for Digital Independence

New Market Developments and Dynamics

Europe Versus Data: Who's the Master, Who's the Slave?

The Expanding Role and Implications of Cloud for Data

Figure: Cloud Usage in Europe

Cloud Sovereignty in the U.K.

Cloud Sovereignty in France

Cloud Sovereignty in Germany

Data Sovereignty Complicates Cloud Strategies

Figure: European Organizations' Preferred Data Residency Approaches

The Growing Role of Sovereign Clouds

The Digital Sovereignty Imperative for Technology: Beyond Data and Cloud

Why Is Digital Sovereignty Important?

Whose Sovereignty Is It?

Figure: Impact of Russia-Ukraine War on European Organizations' Data Processing Location Plans

Digital Sovereignty in Action

Focus on Practical Value

Set Priorities Based on the Sovereignty "Stack"

Figure: Digital Sovereignty Switches Gears from Self-Determination to Self-Sufficiency and Survivability

Gaia-X: Enabling the Digital Imperative in Europe

Global and Future Relevance of Gaia-X

Figure: Potential Benefits of the Gaia-X Project to European Countries/Regions

Advice for THOSE CONSIDERING Sovereign CLOUDS and Responding to DigItal Sovereignty DEvelopments

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