14 Nov '12, 9am

Singapore fails in data privacy, green policy for cloud

Singapore fails in data privacy, green policy for cloud

Singapore has slipped to fourth place from third in the Cloud Readiness Index 2012, dragged down by below average scores in data privacy, and power grid and green policy. According to the report by Asia's Cloud Computing Association (ACCA) released Tuesday , the country scored the highest in areas such as data sovereignty, e-government and ICT prioritization, and intellectual property (IP) protection. It ranked second international connectivity and fourth for broadband quality. The index measures 14 Asia-Pacific countries and markets using ten different measures covering regulatory issues such as data protection, infrastructure areas such as broadband and the broader business and government environment. Singapore scored 4.5 in data privacy, just slightly ahead of China and behind developing economies India and Indonesia. This was despite "Since the completion of this Index...

Full article: http://www.zdnet.com/sg/singapore-fails-in-data-privacy-g...

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