Gartner Research

The Impact of Brexit on Your Data Center and Cloud Service Strategy

Published: 11 July 2016

ID: G00313564

Analyst(s): Tiny Haynes , Gregor Petri


With the U.K. now voting to leave the European Union, European CIOs must assess the risk on their data center and cloud service strategy regarding data residency and regulatory compliance, and lay out their options on how to deal with these.

Table Of Contents


  • Brexit and Data Sovereignty
  • Immediate Action: Prepare
    • Legend for the Flowchart
  • In Summary

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