News Vinge at the forefront of cloud services

March 28, 2011

The cloud is predicted as the next major IT revolution. Vinge’s IP & Technology practice group participated at the IT fair, Easy Fairs in Kista and gave a presentation concerning the legal and regulatory requirements governing the new technology.

Cloud computing, which is also referred to as the Cloud or Computer Cloud, provides new possibilities for cheaper, more flexible and more powerful data management. The technology is based on the fact that processor power, storage of data and functions are provided as services on the Internet.

“Many people think that the IT industry’s business models will be radically changed within the next few years,” says Eva Fredrikson, a partner in Vinge’s IP & Technology practice group.

Cloud Sweden

Nicklas Thorgerzon, IT specialist, and Björn Gustavsson, partner in Vinge’s IP & Technology practice group, both actively participate in Cloud Sweden, a group within the Swedish Information Processing Society which has prepared, among other things, the first of several best practice checklists for buyers of various cloud services.

Nicklas Thorgerzon participated at the IT fair, Easy Fairs, in Kista on 16 March 2011 where he and other representatives of Cloud Sweden described the legal issues which arise in conjunction with the use of cloud services.

Important issues

There is a significant interest in cloud services and Vinge’s IP & Technology practice group has participated in various conferences and held several seminars in relation to the legal and regulatory requirements governing cloud services.

“In conjunction with the procurement of a cloud service it is important to specifically regulate provisions relating to security copying, access to data and processing of personal data”, says Björn Gustavsson.

Björn Gustavsson is also a member of the group which has been mandated by the Swedish Bar Association to prepare recommendations for the use of cloud services by law firms.

Vinge contributes to IUMI Eye

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Clarification of the interpretation of ”nearest suitable railway station”

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