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Submission + - Amazon And Google Barred From UK Government Cloud (techweekeurope.co.uk)

judgecorp writes: "Amazon and Google both applied for a role in the UK government's "G-Cloud" for public services. but were rejected, a FOI request has revealed. It is most likely this was because of concerns about where data was hosted and backed up. Amazon Web Services has a dedicated cloud service for the government in the US, but has not been able to duplicated that in Britain."
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Amazon And Google Barred From UK Government Cloud

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It was kinda like stuffing the wrong card in a computer, when you're stickin' those artificial stimulants in your arm. -- Dion, noted computer scientist