PaginNet GmbH: Still too many questions open off occasion which has latest spying revelations the paginNet GmbH, provider of MIS systems for the printing industry, the risks and restrictions on the use of cloud solutions there. As the Managing Director of the Dortmund company, Sebastian Weyer, makes clear, variant propagated also by numerous MIS suppliers – could cause difficulties in customer privacy, claiming of rights, as well as legal certainty. This applies in particular if the cloud am outside of Germany. To would be that of access to data due to lack of bandwidth is today often do not reliably possible. The paginNet GmbH, which serves about 500 customers in Germany and other German-speaking countries, regulates the data management exclusively on in-house solutions. Accessible from the outside via VPN connections. This is a quick and safe solution in combination with a Terminal Server. The IT service provider for the printing industry sees itself in his reserved compared to the cloud through discussions with companies and lawyers, but also by statements of the Federal Commissioner for data protection, Peter Schaar, confirmed.
Relating to the Lausch – and spyware attacks of by British and American intelligence it had pointed out, inter alia in the ZDF, that company well should consider to save data in the cloud, at least as far as this cloud is located outside of Germany. “Weyer: companies that return after a trip to the cloud to the old in-house server solution, told us what worries triggered the respective variants with them.” Thus, a company reported that the corporate data initially deposited, later however probably abroad had been transferred in Germany. It the fear there was constantly, that access could be capped. Legal criticism the question of country in which the data is stored, now more and more lawyers against the cloud solution brings. The Order data management, so the processing and storage of data of third parties, according to German law presupposes that the contractor shall at any time be Lord over the data, and that in turn could be monitored at all times when the established service providers.