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    • NASSCOM-DSCI Inputs on TRAI Cloud Computing Consultation Paper

      NASSCOM believes that a uniform cloud adoption policy in the nation at all levels, across the centre and states and the broader industry, has the potential to revolutionize India and accelerate the pace of digital transformation, India has embarked upon. When dealing with cloud based service delivery, given the global reach and spread of the business, it is suggested that the regulations so framed, may have a light touch and be cognizant of what aspects can be regulated in the country.

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    • Discussion Paper on Data Localization

      DSCI prepared a discussion paper on ‘Data Localization’ based on the DSCI-BSA Workshop held during BPM 2014. The goal of the workshop was to examine how issues and concerns that are being used to justify data localization can be suitably addressed at the global and national level. The paper summarizes the issues involved, examines the definition, drivers and methods of data localization, and includes recommendations for possible courses of action.

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    • Discussion Paper on Legal and Policy Issues in Cloud Computing

      The Cloud promises immense benefits for businesses and even governments. The global technology architecture of the Cloud and the Internet are making it possible to deliver benefits and value including elasticity, cost advantage, flexibility, user experience, among others. The national concerns esp. those relating to national security are important, and must be respected by the industry. However, the solutions to challenges must be pragmatic, forward leaning and business friendly. Cloud is being claimed as the next growth frontier for the IT industry, and it could only be exploited to its full potential, if there is global consensus on the solutions to the issues hampering cloud adoption including those discussed in this note.

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