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09.02.2015

Cloud technology opportunities in the Latvian business

On Friday, February 6, 2015 in Riga, the conference center “Citadele”, conference on cloud technology “Morning into the cloud” took place, organised by companies DPA and SQUALIO in collaboration with EY. Conference was dedicated to cloud technology based business infrastructure and security issues. This was a unique opportunity to hear internationally recognized expert sessions at the same time covering the technological and legal, as well as safety aspects.

Latvia already today can be proud of the achievements in the field of digital services in the public sector, being ahead of its neighbors Lithuania and Estonia, as well as the EU average. The respective figures for each year continues to improve. In 2014, 54% of Latvian residents have contacted the online public administrations, in the EU it was only 46%, according to Eurostat data. In addition, 88.5% of Latvian entrepreneurs have used e-government facilities,by submitting the form electronically to state and local authorities, thus ranking Latvia 4th in the EU.