EXPLANATION – What is the Cloud?

Now days every giant like Amazon, Google, Facebook and Microsoft use Cloud. But what is the cloud about? What exactly does the cloud do and how to use it?

The Cloud is a global network of servers around the world and act like a massive hard drive for everyone. For example, very time you sign in to your Gmail account, watch a movie on Netflix or open a file from Dropbox, you’re using the Cloud.

Before the cloud, you might have back up your documents, music or photos to an external device like a CD or to your computer’s hard drive. But, now you can back up all of your information’s to the Cloud.

When you back up your iPhone to the cloud, files went to Apple serves data centers all around the world. You can connect servers just using internet. In that care even if you lose ore break your phone, the data isn’t lost forever.

There are a few important benefits to consumers for the Cloud besides giving you peace of mind if you lose your phone because you can access your data anytime and anywhere, by just connected to the internet.

If you use Cloud, you don’t have to worry about using up all of the storage on your hard drive. that mean you don’t have to pay much for the device that comes with a ton of storage.  Also businesses are benefiting big time from cloud computing.

Its estimated worldwide revenue from Cloud will exceed $300 billion in 2021. In 2017 was just under $150 billion. Actually two biggest name in cloud market are Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and Alibaba Cloud.

Many Cloud services are based on a subscription pricing model. That means a customer pay a monthly fee for Cloud services and they can scale up or down storage as the needed. It can be tough for consumers and businesses to choose cloud companies, but we suggest to be careful.

5 top providers Cloud Computing:

  1. Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure, commonly referred to as Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers.

  1. Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services is a subsidiary of Amazon providing on-demand cloud computing platforms and APIs to individuals, companies, and governments, on a metered pay-as-you-go basis.

  1. Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an American multinational enterprise information technology company based in San Jose, California, founded on November 1, 2015, as part of the splitting of the Hewlett-Packard Company.

  1. Salesforce

Salesforce, is an American cloud-based software company headquartered in San Francisco, California, who provides customer relationship management services and applications on customer service, marketing automation and analytics.

  1. Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems, is an American multinational technology conglomerate headquartered in San Jose, California, in the center of Silicon Valley, which has a portfolio of multi-cloud software, and integrated solutions and services to enable people to connect.

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