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Information Economy Report 2013: The Cloud Economy and Developing Countries

The Cloud Economy and Developing Countries

  • Author: UNCTAD
  • Publication date: January 2014
  • Page count: 134
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 13.II.D.6

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ISBN: 9789211128697
ISBN: 9789210541541

About the product

The Information Economy Report 2013 contributes a nuanced appraisal of the potential role and value of cloud computing in developing and transition economies. It does so by looking at three main areas: current status of the cloud economy in developing countries, potential impacts and, building on these, elaborates on policy and regulatory approaches to facilitate adoption and use of the cloud and to maximize gains from it. This is the first time a United Nations Secretariat report examines the implications of cloud computing for developing countries.