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Cloud computing for business in the EU

Cloud Computing is a service for various companies but also individuals that is provided by third parties and guarantees companies access to computer resources as they needed to build their own information technology infrastructure.

Cloud Computing service is provided through the internet and companies need to have internet connection in order to be able to use Cloud Computing services.
For 2020, almost all companies (98%) in European Union countries with 10 or more employees are connected to the Internet.

Despite the high level of internet usage, Cloud Computing usage was only 38%. But this level is very high compared to 2016, as at that time only 19% used Cloud Computing.

Undertakings can get to computing assets facilitated by third gatherings on the web as opposed to building their own IT foundation. This pool of assets is most ordinarily known as ‘cloud computing’. As cloud administrations are given on the web, endeavors should have web admittance to have the option to utilize them. In 2020, 98% of EU ventures utilizing 10 people or more had this entrance.

In spite of this elevated level of web access, the utilization of cloud computing remained at 36% in 2020. This offer nearly multiplied contrasted and 2016 (19%).

Cloud computing most normally utilized in the Nordic Member States

Albeit the portion of firms with web access was at fundamentally the same as elevated levels across EU Member States, the utilization of cloud computing shifted essentially, with the most noteworthy offers detailed in Finland (75%), Sweden (70%) and Denmark (67%) in 2020.

At the far edge of the scale, cloud computing administrations were utilized by short of what one out of five ventures in Bulgaria (11%), Romania (16%) and Greece (17%).

Cloud computing basically utilized for email and capacity purposes

Of the ventures that announced utilizing cloud computing, a dominant part (76%) picked a cloud answer for have their email frameworks. Around 66% (67%) utilized the cloud for putting away records, 58% utilized it for office programming, (for example, word processors and bookkeeping pages) and 47% to have their data set.

Above all, these undertakings likewise utilized the cloud to get to further developed end-client programming applications, for example, monetary/bookkeeping (45%) and client relationship the board (27%). Also, very nearly a quarter (24%) of these endeavors revealed utilizing the cloud computing stages to saddle computing ability to maintain their own business programming applications.