Cloud

When you put your data in the cloud, you are asking another entity to be its custodian, making trust fundamental. For Microsoft, trust is embedded in the very DNA of our cloud. We understand that however powerful a technology may be, people will only embrace it if they trust it. This is particularly true for customers in Europe, which is why our drive to help customers unlock productivity using the cloud is underpinned by our commitment to foster and maintain trust in our cloud.

Our guiding principle is simple: we believe a customer’s data is theirs and theirs alone. They are entitled to know where their data resides at any time, who has access to it, and how it is used. Customers should also have the peace of mind of knowing that their cloud service provider values the security and integrity of their customers’ data as highly as their own. Read more.

Transforming healthcare in Europe

Europe needs a health check. We have rapid population growth, by almost two million a year, combined with an aging population – an increase in over 65s by 2.3% over the last ten years (Eurostat). Our healthcare services are under strain like never before, as demand rapidly outstrips supply. Accessing … Read more »

Greeks get green – putting nature in citizens’ hands

Green spaces are fundamental to urban living. They provide us with places to exercise, socialise and relax. They also play a vital role in cooling our cities, improving air quality by removing smoke, dust and other pollutants from the air. Despite the considerable benefits, there simply aren’t enough green areas … Read more »

Protecting innovation in the cloud

By Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer Rapid advancements in cloud computing are creating new capabilities, insights and efficiencies, allowing businesses big and small to transform the way they deliver products and services. As this transformation accelerates, virtually every company in every sector of the economy is becoming in … Read more »