Developing countries look to clouds

May 23, 2011 at 9:37 am

For many developing countries, traditional information technology development for customs modernization is cost prohibitive. But the emergence of cloud computing, or the ability to use third-party servers to store and disseminate customs information, may bring some of them quickly up to industrialized nation standards.
   “It delivers significant benefits and opportunities in emerging markets,” said Nick Small, a director with Crown Agents at the World Customs Organization’s IT Conference and Exhibition in Seattle.
   It’s estimated that cloud computing could save customs administrations as much as 90 percent in IT development costs and speed to market.  Read more.

C. Gillis, American Shippper, 5/12/2011


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