Almost half of Polish companies used social media to conduct business during the pandemic and almost one-third benefitted from cloud services, reported Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS).
Google has officially opened its Polish cloud centre in Warsaw, the first facility in Central and Eastern Europe providing cloud infrastructure to companies based in Poland, as well as neighbouring countries.
Software producers Microsoft and Oracle will form a partnership to make cloud services more accessible in Poland, the companies have said.
Microsoft said it had signed an agreement with Poland’s cloud provider Chmura Krajowa. There are now around 1,500 companies operating in Poland with American investment, contributing over 300,000 jobs to the Polish economy.
Announced at the Digital Summit in Dortmund on 29th October, Bruno Le Maire, French Minister of Economy and Finance, said: “We want to establish a safe and sovereign European data infrastructure, including data warehouses, data pooling and develop data interoperability.”
We have completed the successive construction stage of a national cloud, we have launched services for the PKO Bank Polski and are ready to service further customers, PKO BP Vice-President and Supervisory Board head Adam Marciniak and National Cloud Operator CEO Michał Potoczek have informed PAP.
The Polish Development Fund (PFR) has signed a deal with the Polish bank PKO BP to establish a national cloud services operator, said the president of PFR Paweł Borys.
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