Category: What is?

What is Cloud computing?

Posted by Tom in Blog, What is?. Comments Off

3rd April

It’s on buses, billboards, TV commercials and one thing is for certain – it’s all over the Internet. But what is cloud computing? Every time it’s mentioned my mind automatically transports me to Cloud City made famous by the Star Wars film, Empire Strikes Back. Much like George Lucas’s mythical creation, cloud computing has a great deal of mystique about it but in reality it is far easier to get your head around than an outpost of the Tibanna gas mining colony in the planet Bespin.

Cloud computing is way made possible by the Internet, with the ability of multiple users to be able to access a shared network. As long as you desktop, laptop or mobile devices has an Internet connection you can access software and data that is stored in a remote location – the cloud.

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