Tuesday, 17 January 2012

The Cloud for Dummies

If your only idea of a cloud is that fluffy looking mass of droplets and other particles in the sky, man, you’re way too stuck in the ancient ways. But don’t worry. You’re not alone. A lot of people have been using this technology without even knowing that there is a collective term for it. And for all we know, your idea of “cloud” might not be entirely useless.
Actually, it isn’t. Imagine putting all your files, documents and other information in a cloud in the sky. Wherever you go, you can see and access this cloud. You can store more files, use/edit documents, or delete stored info from anywhere as long as you have a computer, laptop, mobile phone or any other internet-enabled gadget.
This is how the cloud works. Storage, hosting of files (such as music, photos, applications, videos, etc.), and other services are outsourced to web-based cloud hosting service providers. The best part is: you can avail most of these services for less, if not for free. Check this out:
(Via @ComLov)
Author bio: Nikko Marasigan is a Marketing Consultant for ServerPoint - a leading VPS hosting, dedicated server hosting and web hosting since 1998.