The need for information policy is caused by enormous changes in human society occurred in recent decades. Of course, we are speaking about phenomenon of the information society, when information exchange determines public life. To create credible democratic legal forms of information relations in society is exactly the task of information policy that is just beginning to take shape in the country.
The article dwells on the development and application prospects of the radio frequency identification (RFID) information technology. It evaluates the possibility of creating a new sub-sector of telecommunications industry and the main fields of technology application to solving practical problems.
The article considers the booming cloud computing market, surpassing by growth rates, in general, 5 times the field of information technology. It evaluates existing and prospective formation ways of the global cloud services market as a separate segment of the IT, the most relevant, particularly for the financial sector. It also compares statistics of the world’s largest companies. The Russian market is also analyzed with regard to the corresponding estimates from reputable reports of a number of foreign companies.