Under a new plan known as 'data embassies', duplicates of essential databases and services stored or run from secure datacentres on foreign soil.
Inside Estonia, the former Soviet republic that's forging ahead in the online world.
Kalev Aasmäe is a technology and economics journalist, who also writes for the oldest and largest quality newspaper in Estonia, Postimees.
All three of the main operators in Estonia are planning to rollout the higher speed variant of 4G before the end of year, making it one of the most advanced countries in the world when it comes to LTE-A.
Estonia's government has launched a plan to bring e-resident ID cards to the country — meaning anyone can apply to be an Estonian citizen, whether they've set foot in the country or not.
For many European startups, the appeal of moving to the US or UK to set up shop is strong - but is an office abroad always a good idea?
'Call us Estonian-American': How one startup is expanding its US staff, its products and its horizons
Thanks to a recent cash injection, Estonian Java productivity tools maker ZeroTurnaround is adding staff in the US and Estonia, rolling out new product lines and even looking to an IPO.
The ghosts of Skype past: How Estonia's biggest tech export is still powering its startup scene today
The Estonian 'Skype mafia' is driving new tech companies in the country, hoping to lay the foundations for the next generation of tech success stories.
All three of Estonia's mobile operators are heavily promoting 4G, while consumers are showing growing interest in LTE devices. But should we expect cheaper tariffs?
'It has outlived its usefulness': The cross-border deal that sounds the death knell for physical signatures
One small memorandum of understanding, one big step for cross-border IT as Estonia and Finland ink deal for common online services.
In Estonia, online voting is becoming increasingly commonplace, and a way of voting just using a mobile handset isn't far away.
Finland's push to put more government services online has seen the country look to Estonia's X-Road system to see how it can be done — a project that could lead to greater IT cooperation between the countries.