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    • Module 3 Emerging New Technologies
    • What is Cloud Computing?
    • The Top 150 Players
      • Major corporations including Amazon, Google, IBM, Sun, Cisco, Dell, HP, Intel, Novell, and Oracle have invested in cloud computing.
      • See the Cloud Computing Journal website
      • for a list of the top 150 players in cloud computing.
    • Web-based E-mail
      • Over 500 million people used Microsoft's Web-based e-mail, Hotmail or Windows Live Mail as of January 2009.
      • 193.3 million people used Gmail as of November 2010.
      • Cloud computing makes our e-mail accessible from anywhere.
    • Documents/Spreadsheets/Other
      • A number of services like Google Docs and Zoho Work Online allow users to keep, edit, and share documents online.
      • Yahoo’s Flickr and Google's Picasa offer hosting for photographs that you want to share with friends, family, or the world.
      • YouTube , Vimeo and MetaCafe allow users to upload their own video content, and the services take care of putting it into a form that can be easily viewed.
    • Backup Services
      • JungleDisk , Carbonite , and Mozy allow you to automatically back up all your data to their servers.
      • Syncplicity and Dropbox synchronize files on multiple computers.
    • Banking and Financial Services
      • Consumers store personal financial information to cloud computing service providers.
      • In addition, consumers store tax records using free or low cost online backup services.
    • Health Care
      • Google Health (will be discontinued on January 1, 2012) and Microsoft HealthVault allow the public to create, store, and access online personal health records
    • Amazon EC2
      • The heart of Amazon Web Services (AWS) is Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) - a virtual computing
      • environment.
    • Animoto’s Case-Study
      • Animoto , a web-based business that produces videos for its customers . When a user logs into the Animoto website and uploads photos and music, that upload goes straight through the Animoto site and onto AWS servers. Animoto was renting 50 Amazon Machine Instances (AMIs). Suddenly, Animoto got popular and 75,000 users signed up during one weekend. Animoto’s usage went up to 3,500 instances of EC2 usage.
    • iCloud
      • iCloud is the latest branding of
      • Apple's cloud computing services.
      • It has previously been branded as iTools in 2000, .Mac in 2002, and MobileMe in 2008.
      • The cloud-based system allows users to store music, photos, applications, documents, iBooks and contacts.
      • Each account has 5 GB of free storage.
      • Photo Stream store 1,000 photos on the iCloud servers for free.
      • For an annual charge of $24.99 users can upload 25,000 CD tracks.
    • Assignments
      • Visit the Cloud Computing Journal website
      • for a list of the top 150 players in cloud computing.
      • Select 2 cloud computing technologies and explain how they would be useful for your e-learning company (1 page).