Several years ago, if you wished to store and manage data, your primary option would be to do so on your local computer or via a local server. However, cloud computing changed all of that. Over the past few years, many businesses have been turning to this solution, irrespective of their size or what industry they operate in.
So, what is cloud computing? In the most basic terms this is storing, managing, accessing, and processing your data and programs over the Internet. Essentially, ‘cloud’ is a metaphor for the Internet. For your solution to be considered a cloud one, it must require you to access your programs or data over the Internet. It is not about your hard drive or having a dedicated hardware server in residence. Read the rest of this entry »
Cloud computing is an emerging technology that has been very beneficial to enterprises and businesses alike. It can help meet the increasing requirements to lower the total cost of ownership, to get a higher return on investment, as well as increased efficiency. It also acts as utility-like pay-as-you-go service, so there are no complications whatsoever.
However, many IT professionals are noting the increased associated risks in trusting information assets in the cloud. There is now a demand for a behind-the-firewall use of commercial or internet-based cloud technologies, when it comes to focusing specifically on one company’s computing needs. Read the rest of this entry »
Some people are wary about cloud storage due to a number of safety issues. However, this is a valid concern since they are entrusting their precious data to this service and they do not want anyone to have access to it. More so, if you do not want to lose your data.
Some people think that if they store their data on their own computer or backup disk, they are in control. They also think that entrusting their valuable data to a third party will make them lose control over the data. However, this is just a misguided notion since most cloud storage services have backup solutions with varying degrees of safety measures. Read the rest of this entry »
You have a big bunch of files which are stored on your external drives and at the same time you are even worried that what will happen if the external drive gets damaged? What will happen to the stored files? Will you lose these files forever? Is there some other mean to save your important files and documents?
All these questions must be striking your mind, so Cloud computing is the answer to all your queries and questions. With help of it you can store your important files online and can access these files from any place and at any time. This is Linux, Mac and PC compatible and can synchronize with multiple computers, it is secure and encrypted and completely automatic. Read the rest of this entry »