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Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
Cloud Computing for the Home User
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    • 1. Cloud Computing<br />For the Home User<br />Presented by Jeff ZainoSystems LibrarianNew Canaan LibraryMarch 2011<br />
    • 2. Outline<br />What is Cloud computing<br />Online Applications<br />Photo Editing<br />Photo Albums<br />Editing Documents, Powerpoint, and Spreadsheets<br />Antivirus <br />Online Backup and Recovery<br />Online File Storage<br />Online Desktop<br />Google, Windows Live, Zoho<br />
    • 3. What is Cloud Computing?<br />From Wikipedia:<br />Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand…<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing<br />
    • 4. Cloud Computing<br />Desktop PC no longer primary device<br />Multiple devices, data not in one place<br />Cheap storage<br />Improved Internet Speed<br />Desire to share and collaborate<br />Advent of mobile devices<br />
    • 5. Photo Editing Tools<br />Pixlr – free online photo editing tool. Combines image design and paint tools with photo editing and adjustment features. Features include cropping, resizing, rotation, special effects<br />Picnik – Another free tool. Premium version with advanced features is $24.95/year<br />
    • 6. Creating your image album<br />Sites that will host your images on the web. Organize, tag, and create slideshows<br />Flickr<br />Fotolog<br />Photobucket<br />
    • 7. Editing documents, spreadsheets and powerpoints<br />SlideRocket<br />Online presentation software<br />250 mb free space<br />Allows MS Powerpoint import<br />Access from any location<br />Writeboard<br />Online document editor<br />Multiple users can edit<br />Does not import MS Word files<br />
    • 8. Editing documents…<br />Slideshare<br />Leading source of free presentations<br />Users can upload presentations<br />Presentations available on every topic<br />
    • 9. Antivirus<br />Cloud Antivirus<br />Antivirus and Malware functionality<br />Rated best free anti-virus from PC World<br />Sends information about files to the data center on the cloud which checks for malware in the files<br />
    • 10. Online Storage<br />Carbonite<br />Automatic online data backup storage<br /> Unlimited backup ($54.95/year)<br />Remote access to data – download, view or share from any browser<br />Mozy<br />Automatic online backup and storage<br />Home and business solutions<br />$5.99/month for 50gb | $9.99/month for 125gb<br />
    • 11. Online File Storage<br />Dropbox<br />Software that syns your files online and across computers<br />Apps for Smartphones<br />2gb of free storage<br />Mediafire<br />Upload, download, manage, and share your documents, presentations, videos, images, and more<br />Free version 200 mb max file<br />
    • 12. Online Desktop<br />Tonido<br />Tonido is a software and service that once installed on any computer (Windows, Linux or Mac), can make files and media in that computer available anywhere through a web browser or from mobile phones (iPhone, Android or Blackberry). It is a new way to share your files, media and other information with anyone around the world without having to upload to third-party sites first.<br />Desktop version is free<br />
    • 13. Google, Windows Live, Zoho<br />Google Documents<br />Google Docs is a free, Web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, form, and data storage service offered by Google. It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users. <br />Windows Live<br />A complete suite of local and online applications<br />Zoho<br />Online collaboration, productivity and business applications<br />
    • 14. Resources<br />Books<br />Cloud Computing for Dummies 006.7 C<br />Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach 006.7 V<br />Cloud Computing Explained: Handbook for Enterprise implementation 006.7 R<br />Websites <br />Cloud Computing Resource Center(www.deitel.com/resourcecenters/programming/cloudcomputing/tabid/3057/Default.aspx)<br />Cloud Computing Journal(cloudcomputing.sys-con.com)<br />Cloud Computing – Wikipedia(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/cloud_computing)<br />

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