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Cloud Computing for the Home User Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Cloud Computing
    For the Home User
    Presented by Jeff ZainoSystems LibrarianNew Canaan LibraryMarch 2011
  • 2. Outline
    What is Cloud computing
    Online Applications
    Photo Editing
    Photo Albums
    Editing Documents, Powerpoint, and Spreadsheets
    Antivirus
    Online Backup and Recovery
    Online File Storage
    Online Desktop
    Google, Windows Live, Zoho
  • 3. What is Cloud Computing?
    From Wikipedia:
    Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand…
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing
  • 4. Cloud Computing
    Desktop PC no longer primary device
    Multiple devices, data not in one place
    Cheap storage
    Improved Internet Speed
    Desire to share and collaborate
    Advent of mobile devices
  • 5. Photo Editing Tools
    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
    Picnik – Another free tool. Premium version with advanced features is $24.95/year
  • 6. Creating your image album
    Sites that will host your images on the web. Organize, tag, and create slideshows
    Flickr
    Fotolog
    Photobucket
  • 7. Editing documents, spreadsheets and powerpoints
    SlideRocket
    Online presentation software
    250 mb free space
    Allows MS Powerpoint import
    Access from any location
    Writeboard
    Online document editor
    Multiple users can edit
    Does not import MS Word files
  • 8. Editing documents…
    Slideshare
    Leading source of free presentations
    Users can upload presentations
    Presentations available on every topic
  • 9. Antivirus
    Cloud Antivirus
    Antivirus and Malware functionality
    Rated best free anti-virus from PC World
    Sends information about files to the data center on the cloud which checks for malware in the files
  • 10. Online Storage
    Carbonite
    Automatic online data backup storage
    Unlimited backup ($54.95/year)
    Remote access to data – download, view or share from any browser
    Mozy
    Automatic online backup and storage
    Home and business solutions
    $5.99/month for 50gb | $9.99/month for 125gb
  • 11. Online File Storage
    Dropbox
    Software that syns your files online and across computers
    Apps for Smartphones
    2gb of free storage
    Mediafire
    Upload, download, manage, and share your documents, presentations, videos, images, and more
    Free version 200 mb max file
  • 12. Online Desktop
    Tonido
    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.
    Desktop version is free
  • 13. Google, Windows Live, Zoho
    Google Documents
    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.
    Windows Live
    A complete suite of local and online applications
    Zoho
    Online collaboration, productivity and business applications
  • 14. Resources
    Books
    Cloud Computing for Dummies 006.7 C
    Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach 006.7 V
    Cloud Computing Explained: Handbook for Enterprise implementation 006.7 R
    Websites
    Cloud Computing Resource Center(www.deitel.com/resourcecenters/programming/cloudcomputing/tabid/3057/Default.aspx)
    Cloud Computing Journal(cloudcomputing.sys-con.com)
    Cloud Computing – Wikipedia(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/cloud_computing)