On 04.06.2020, an event took place in the premises of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in Berlin to present the current status of GAIA-X. The German Minister for Economic Affairs, Peter Altmaier, and his French colleague, Bruno Le Maire, emphasised the great importance of an open, transparent and secure European data infrastructure.
The Cloud – Motor of Digitalization
EuroCloud Deutschland_eco e. V. is the association of the German cloud computing industry. It promotes acceptance and meets the demands for cloud services on the German market. EuroCloud Deutschland_eco is part of the European network and is in a permanent dialogue with the partners from EuroCloud Europe.
EuroCloud Deutschland_eco e. V. was founded in December 2009 and is affiliated to eco – Verband der Internetwirtschaft e. V.. Together, both associations enable as many synergies as possible for relevant topics.
eco Chair Oliver J. Süme: “GAIA-X paves the way for a new level of digital sovereignty, which at the same time goes hand in hand with high European data protection requirements and reliable IT security.”
On 4 June 2020, Peter Altmaier, German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, and Bruno Le Maire, French Minister of Economics and Finance, discussed the GAIA-X venture. Andreas Weiss, Director of EuroCloud Germany, participated in the subsequent Virtual Expert Forum.