Forbes writes: "Everyone likes to rave about the benefits of cloud computing. It's plenty easy for users of cloud computing services to store data in just one click. For the companies that host and distribute that data across the globe, however, it's a large regulatory challenge. Storing data requires following policies that differ from country to country. As virtualization continues to drive distributed networks of external "clouds" of resources that can be physically located virtually everywhere, the legal and political implications for businesses will only get more complicated."