DataCenterKnowledge has a post on a Survey and the impact of the NSA scandal.
Survey: NSA Scandal Prompting Shift Away From U.S. Providers
January 8th, 2014By: Jason Verge
Here is the press release from Peer 1 Hosting announcing the survey.
PEER 1 Hosting Research Confirms NSA Scandal Has Made UK and Canadian Businesses Wary of Storing Data in the U.S.
And the survey results are here.
With an executive summary.
One piece of data that got me to believe Peer 1 was talking to the right people is the fact that 80% of the people weren’t surprised of the NSA spying.
And trouble for those who think it is all about latency. This survey says users are more worried about security than latency.
The closing slide has a bunch of quotes. It is easier to read this if you go to the survey PDF and go to slide 20.