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Cloud computing enables users to access flexible data storage and computing resources as and when required, and is considered to be among the most significant disruptive technologies over the next two decades, with major implications for markets, economies and societies, says the report published by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) this month (3 December).

It notes that, while people in developing countries use free cloud services, such as webmail and online social networks, the scope for cloud computing adoption is much smaller than in developed countries.

Via Andrea Naranjo, Pierre Levy, juandoming