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  • 1 Faculty of Information Management MARA University of Technology CLOUD STORAGE IMD 113 PREPARED BY: HIZBOLLAH FARHAN BIN MAFUZAH UiTM ID: 20132471522 GROUP: IM110-1C
  • 2 CONTENT NO TOPIC PAGE 1 CLOUD STORAGE 3 2 JUSTCLOUD 4 3 YOUTUBE 7 4 PICASA 10 5 GOOGLE DRIVE 13 6 SLIDESHARE 16 7 SCRIBD 19 8 REFERENCES 22
  • 3 INTRODUCTION CLOUD STORAGE Cloud storage is a model of networked enterprise storage where data is stored not only in the user's computer, but in virtualized pools of storage which are generally hosted by third parties, too. Hosting companies operate large data centers, and people who require their data to be hosted buy or lease storage capacity from them. The data center operators, in the background, virtualize the resources according to the requirements of the customer and expose them as storage pools, which the customers can themselves use to store files or data objects. Physically, the resource may span across multiple servers. The safety of the files depends upon the hosting websites. Cloud storage services may be accessed through a web service application programming interface (API), a cloud storage gateway or through a Web-based user interface. Cloud Storage Benefits: The pay-per-use model of cloud storage services brings significant savings for a company. Easy to use and to manage storage solution. Offers increased flexibility and scalability in terms of capacity and performance. Improved data accessibility makes cloud storage attractive to businesses as the cloud enables authorized company personnel to obtain the data from anywhere simply by logging onto the server.
  • 4 For many people who have files they wish to back up or files they wish they can store without having to resort to HDD’s, perhaps you may wish to learn more about the Just Cloud storage system and how you can get it to work for you. With the features that Just Cloud has to offer, gone are the days when you have to transfer data with the use of USB cables or USBs which may or may not be the cause of your laptop or computer being infected with a virus. Using the Just Cloud storage system allows you to not only upload your files to the cloud but also back up your files with the use of their desktop client. Justcloud.com also prides itself in giving you a service that is easy to use and easy to navigate
  • 5 FEATURES OF JUST CLOUD: SIMPLE SUBSCRIPTION PLANS BACKUP STATUS SECURITY FILE SHARING AND RESTORING SYNCING CAPABILITY
  • 6 HOW IT WORKS? 1. Select The Files You Want to upload JustCloud will backup all of the files and folders that you choose. Once the initial backup is complete, JustCloud will automatically save any changes to your files or backup any new files added. You can set your backup schedule and JustCloud will run in the background, without you having to do anything. 2. Your Files Are Uploaded To The Cloud JustCloud automatically backs up your files to the Cloud at the same time every day. You can also run a backup whenever you choose if you have something you need protected urgently. All data transferred to the cloud is incredibly secure and is protected by a 256 bit SSL encryption. 3. Access Your Files From Anywhere, At Anytime JustCloud stores your files in its cloud. Your files are not only safe and secure, but they are also accessible from any device, anytime, from anywhere in the world. JustCloud has completely eliminated the need for a USB stick, all of your files are now with you wherever you go.
  • 7 YouTube is an online public communications site. The site allows for registered users to upload and have available for the public their videos for viewing. Anyone who goes to the site can view the videos that are posted on this site. The videos are anything from beginner videos to more professional videos. You can put just about anything you want on the YouTube site. You can also watch just about anything on YouTube. There are some great videos out there on YouTube that are very interesting and entertaining and will never be seen anywhere else. YouTube was designed and then released in 2005 by three previous employees of the PayPal online payment service. Their names are Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim. These three came up with and designed the plan to have many producers of private works be able to supply the public with their work. Google then picked up on the wave of all the public communications, and purchased the popular YouTube. The purchase price was 1.65 billion dollars.
  • 8 INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Log on to the YouTube site and find several categories that you can browse to watch videos. To start, sign up for a free account. An account can save your ratings and favorite videos. 2. Watch the promoted videos. Television network and movie studios often offer free peeks at their new shows and trailers on YouTube. To see the newest studio offerings, look under "Promoted Videos." 3. Create a playlist on YouTube. You can also use YouTube to create multiple playlists featuring your favorite site videos. 4. Upload your own videos to YouTube. Click the "Upload" link on the main page. Sign in with your login information and upload the file with a title and description. 5. Rate the videos on YouTube. To rate a video, simply click on the number of stars that you feel the video deserves. The videos with the best ratings appear under the category "Top Rated." 6. Check out the Test Tube area of YouTube. This section of the website is where YouTube tests out new features before they are officially launched on the site.
  • 9 ADVANTAGE OF YOUTUBE: Additional Content If you have used YouTube, you are likely familiar with how easily it is to watch video after video by clicking the recommended links beside each video. When you create a YouTube channel, viewers can see an entire list of everything you've uploaded, plus a list of the videos you've made "Favorites." Information Some businesses lend themselves well to providing a behind-the-scenes look at how they run. For example, if you run an automotive repair business, creating informative YouTube videos about common automotive problems and how you fix them will help viewers become knowledgeable about the subject. The process of taking a camera beyond where the customer can see also gives your business a degree of transparency and honesty. Connections A key element of any social networking website is the ability for its users to make connections, and YouTube is no different. If you allow viewers to post comments on your videos, you can provide answers and create a connection with them. A potential customer may find out about your business through YouTube and support your business solely because he found your videos informative.
  • 10 Picasa is a free photo management program from Google that can be used to organize and manage all of the images you have stored on your hard drive. In addition to allowing you to manage your photos, Picasa allows you to perform basic edits and gives you many options for sharing those pictures with others (such as photo CD’s, or prints ordered from one of the online vendors supported by Picasa). Picasa Web Albums lets you post photos to the Web directly fromPicasa or iPhoto. Picasa Web Albums also lets you sort and share your photos into public and private areas and post those photos to your blog. Web Albums is easy to use, and it is very convenient to post photos directly from your favorite desktop photo management software.
  • 11 FEATURES OF PICASA: MOVIE MAKERS PICTURE COLLAGE VIEW PHOTO ALBUM TIMELINE PUBLISH PHOTO ALBUM DIRECTLY TO FTP SERVER
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  • 13 Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service provided by Google, released on April 24, 2012, which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. Google Drive is now the home of Google Docs, a suite of productivity applications that offer collaborative editing on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. Rumors about Google Drive began circulating as early as March 2006. Files shared publicly on Google Drive can be searched with web search engines. Essentially it a beefed-up version og google docs. You can store your documents, photo, music, video all in one place. It syncs with your mobile devices and your computer, so if you make change from one gadget, it will automatically show up if you were to access it elsewhere
  • 14 FEATURES OF GOOGLE DRIVE: POWERFUL SEARCH VIEW ANYTHINGS GET STUFF DONE OFFLINE CHAT, DISCUSS & MENTIONS
  • 15 HOW TO USE USE GOOGLE DRIVE? 1. Sign into Google Drive with your Google account at http://drive.google.com. If you're a Gmail user, you can use your Gmail account to sign in. There's a red sign-up button on the top right-hand corner of the login page if you don't have a Google account. 2. Once you've launched Google Drive in your web browser, you will be taken to a page that shows all of the Google Documents you currently have associated with your Google account. A tab will pop up asking if you would like to download Google Drive for PC or Mac—which ever system you are currently on. Do so if you'd like to access your documents from more than your web browser. However, you don't have to use this option
  • 16 SlideShare is the top website to share, publish or view presentations. I found it extremely useful to see such a large amount of high quality presentations on so many subjects ranging from design, business, culture and other subjects. The site is easy to use and you’ll dive into the latest presentations right away when arriving on the homepage. The top presentations of the day gives a clear view on what’s the latest info on a certain subject. The featured section gives companies and individuals a way to promote their presentation to a wide audience. SlideShare is the world's largest community for sharing presentations. With 60 million monthly visitors and 130 million pageviews, it is amongst the most visited 200 websites in the world. Besides presentations, SlideShare also supports documents, PDFs, videos and webinars.
  • 17 SLIDESHARE FEATURES: PROFESSIONAL PRESENCE Customize the design and layout of the profile page of a person or company Increase SEO by tagging, then showcase your tagged content Remove ads from all your pages Add custom HTML content to your profile pages. (available in platinum only) PRIVATE SHARING AND MORE Password protect your uploads and share using secret URLs Upload privately and schedule it to go public at a certain date Upload larger files upto 300 MB in size Remove ads from all your pages Upload professional videos upto 500 MB in size
  • 18 SOME THINGS THAT YOU CAN DO ON SLIDESHARE: Upload presentations publicly or privately Download presentations on any topic and reuse or remix Embed on blogs, websites, company intranets Share on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn Zipcast: free, no download, 1 click web meetings Leadshare: generate business leads with your presentations, documents, pdfs, videos Slidecast: sync mp3 audio with slides to create a webinar Embed YouTube videos inside SlideShare presentations Use SlideShare PRO for premium features like branded channels, analytics, ad free pages et
  • 19 Scribd is the world's largest digital library where people can publish, discover, and read books and documents of all kinds on the web or any mobile device. Millions of books and documents have been contributed to Scribd by the community and this content reaches an audience of 100 million people around the world every month. Scribd has always helped connect authors, publishers and readers to a massive library of engaging content. While our website has remained a hub for these books, documents and publications, today’s update features a redesign that places the emphasis on better mobile browsing, content discovery and reading.
  • 20 SCRIBD FEATURES: FASTER, FRIENDLY: This design strives to connect the Scribd homepage experience more closely with the mobile experience. Feel free to browse, explore and read our vast library of content. BROWSE TONS OF CONTENT: More than just documents, much of our content in the mobile apps is centered around categories ranging from Creative Writing to Science Fiction. Come back often, we are always adding new publications and categories every single day! IMPROVED READING: We are most excited about how this update addresses a drastically improved reading experience
  • 21 HOW IT WORKS? Check out our new ‘Readcast’ button on the document page, next to our bank of social sharing buttons in the upper-right corner of the screen. A single click shares the publication to your Reading Feed automatically. Next, leave a comment. Your comment will be available for future viewing at the end of the document. Next, check out Readcast on the Reading Feed. A single click is all that is needed to ‘Readcast’ this document to your Scribd Reading Feed.
  • 22 REFERENCES: https://cloud.google.com/products/cloud-storage http://www.justcloud.com http://bestonlinefilestorage.net/justcloud-review/ http://www.scribd.com/about http://slideshare.zendesk.com/forums/67662-Getting-Started http://www.google.com/drive/features.html http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/12-features-of-picasa-that-you- probably-dont-know-about/ http://youtube-global.blogspot.com/
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