PARIS (Reuters) – Amazon (AMZN.D) cloud computing cloud computing is just the same as a ‘soft drug’, a French minister said on Tuesday, warning that time was running out for Europe to wean itself from the US. the services of the company.
FILE PHOTO: The logo of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) can be seen at the start of the 4th annual of America, Digital Latin American Congress of Business and Technology in Santiago, Chile, on September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has grown to become the leading provider of data storage in just a few short years, fears that the group could allow US intelligence agencies to have access to all the data in the context of the U. S, CLOUD Law, to 2018.
“The AWS is a soft drug. The more you take, the more you want it, so weaning yourself off it seems complicated to me,” the French junior minister in charge of economy Agnès Pannier-Runacher, told Reuters, pointing to the global reach and the most affordable prices.
A spokesperson for the police of the WORLD, had no immediate comment on the minister’s remarks when contacted by Reuters.
AWS says on its website that it is aware that its customers care deeply about the privacy and security of data.
“We are also responsible for advanced technical and physical controls that are designed to prevent unauthorized access to or disclosure of customer content,” of the AWS (fig.
WORLD is moving into the fast-growing migration of data-from in-house servers to remote data centers, and now controls one-third of the worldwide market, Synergy Research group said.
It will be followed by Microsoft’s (MSFT.(O) 16% of the market, and to the letters of Google (GOOGL.D) by 7.8%.
In the last government and supported efforts to build a so-called “sovereign” cloud-based save of your most delicate data from the companies and the states, it has failed.
Bag-Runacher, a former executive in the automotive equipment maker Faurecia (EPED.PA), has said that the Amazon is the potential for market dominance will be pushing to increase its prices.
And time is running out for you to come up with a good alternative solution for the protection of the companies ‘ margins and Europe, and is in control of the data, and carry Bag-Runacher he said.
“What do I tell my European friends that if in 24 months time we won’t be able to find alternatives, and there is a real risk of a loss of sovereignty,” she said.
“This is what I like to hear it from the experts, including the French, to be based in Silicon Valley, which is to highlight the this situation it really is.”
The finance Minister, Bruno Le Maire, this year went to the French tech companies in Dassault Systemes (DAST.PA), and OVH in order to come up with a plan to break out of the dominance of AMERICAN cloud computing.
Two consortia, one led by the French group, and the former monopoly Orange (ORAN.PA), and the other rival PHONES (ATCA.AND try to develop an alternative to the US authorities, at a total investment of 450 million euros.
But they didn’t get a main floor, and the Orange solution is to stop the activity at the end of January by the year 2020.
The transfer of the data do not show any sign of decrease, however, with the worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure is forecast to more than double by 2023 to $500 billion, and a market research firm, IDC, said.
– Additional reporting by Michel Rose, Leigh Thomas and Sarah of White and Gwenaelle Barzic; Editing by Alexander Smith