Gartner Research

Data Protection Law Amendment in Russia: A Business Opportunity for IT Providers?

Published: 30 July 2015

ID: G00277360

Analyst(s): Petr Gorodetskiy


This research analyzes actions and reactions by CIOs of foreign companies conducting business in Russia regarding the upcoming personal data security amendments on 1 September. Gartner helps to identify opportunities for strategic planners on the technology service providers' side.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Amendments
  • Impact on Foreign Companies: Is It Really a Disruption?
  • CIOs' Reaction: Concerned But No Signs of Panic
  • Primary Measures to Implement: Relocate, Analyze, Consult and Spend More
  • Timeliness: Achieve Compliance on Time
  • Cooperation With TSPs: Third-Party Support Is a Prerequisite
  • General Impact on TSPs: Data Center Providers and Integrators May Succeed

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