Europe

IBM Among the First Companies to Sign EU Data Protection Code of Conduct for Cloud Service Providers

By Cristina Cabella, Chief Privacy Officer, IBM I am pleased to announce that IBM today signed up to the EU Data Protection Code of Conduct for Cloud Service Providers with our IBM SoftLayer and IBM Bluemix Infrastructure services. We are one of the first companies to do so. Signing up our services to the EU Code declares […]

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Privacy Shield: a Good Deal for Transatlantic Digital Trade

As U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross and E.U. Vice President Ansip meet this week, IBM is emphasizing the important role of Privacy Shield in digital trade.

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Values and Responsibilities for the Future of the Internet of Things

IBM Europe Chairman Erich Clementi makes some recommendations to the European Commission about how good public policy can grow and drive the future of IoT.

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Data Protection in the Cloud – a new EU trust mark for Cloud is launched

A new Data Protection Code of Conduct for Cloud Service Providers in Europe has been launched.

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Europe Needs Courageous Action to Ban Data Localization

IBM's top European executive urges EU leaders to avoid data localization rules that could impact everyone from entrepreneurs to doctors and hospitals.

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Viewpoint: A landmark Moment for Strengthening Trust in Cloud Computing

Europe’s Cloud Computing industry today sent out a strong message about its commitment to security and privacy. Following a four-year collaboration between cloud service providers and the European Commission – – in which IBM has been a driving force – the text of a Data Protection Code of Conduct for Cloud Service Providers in Europe […]

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IBM Statement on United Kingdom Referendum on European Union Membership

London – IBM today issued the following statement: “IBM has proudly been a part of the British economy and society for over a century, with a substantial presence. In times of uncertainty, IBM’s core values, including the unwavering dedication to the success of all our clients, matter more than ever as a guide for our […]

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Viewpoint: EU Gets Serious on Push for Innovation

Three recent developments demonstrate that the EU has become very serious about driving innovation – and about not letting bureaucracy get in the way On Monday this week, 14 European member state governments sent a letter to the European Commission and the Dutch government, current Presidency holders of the EU. The letter urged both bodies […]

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THINKPolicy #8 – Nurturing Europe’s Digital Innovation Hubs to Transform ‘Old’ Industry

The digital age has opened up all sorts of new possibilities for innovators. With unprecedented amounts of data and constantly evolving means to make sense of it, the search for the next big thing becomes more and more intense. Sometimes, though, the key to the future lies in the past. Europe’s industrial base, a historical […]

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