Much is being said about cloud computing, and in particular the benefits (both economic and environmental) and the risks. But how are those involved in buying IT to judge the legal issues which arise, and how can contracts maximise the advantages and minimise the disadvantages? How can cloud service providers address the customer's legal concerns so that the proposition remains viable for the customer and their own business? This book will introduce cloud computing (briefly) for those new to the concept, comparing the development of this new computing paradigm to other ways of buying computing resource. It will summarise the legal issues which arise, some of which are unique to cloud, others of which are more general but have a unique application to cloud. It will explore these legal issues, covering such areas as security in the cloud, data protection, service levels, and contractual issues. It will provide a practical resource for those involved in buying or providing cloud services, setting out practical steps to address legal issues both in the regulatory context and in the context of contracts between customer and suppliers. It also deals with issues which arise when the cloud service is used by regulated sectors, such as financial services.
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Renzo Marchini is a solicitor at Dechert LLP. Since 1994 he has specialised in information technology, e-commerce, information security and data protection law as well dealing with all types of commercial and intellectual property issues including outsourcing and technology transfers. He has been involved in advising on and negotiating contracts for a number of systems integration projects in the cloudA" including recently a deployment of an insurance broker's proprietary system onto a virtualised platform, and deployments for customers of well known cloud providers such as salesforce.com. He lectures and writes regularly on IT law, e-commerce and data protection. Recent articles have appeared in European Lawyer, Computers and Law and World Data Protection Report. A member of prominent industry bodies such as the Society of Computers and Law, ItechLaw, and Intellect, he also sits on the Editorial Board of World Data Protection Report and on the steering committee of The i in Online.
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