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  • Good Afternoon every one, This afternoon i will be talking about cloud computing.
  • What cloud computing is...In layman’s terms: - cloud computing enables computer software and hardware resources to be accessed from anywhere at any time from any device.
  • History:-Cloud computing has a colourful history dating back to the 1960’s. In the early 1990’s a concept called grid computing came about. This concept was an idea to make power grids on a computer more accessible. This concept was transferred to computing. To make an invisible network. It is believed that cloud computing got its name from the internet been depicted as a cloud. When telecommunication came out with virtual private networks cloud computing came about.
  • How cloud computing is been used by libraries:-Libraries are uploading video tutorials on to YouTube, they are utilising social networks to share news and information. It’s been utilised through social cataloguing, Facebooking groups, photos, email addresses and through pod casting.
  • Why cloud computing is been used by libraries Libraries are utilising cloud computing to make work efficientCost effective Teaches people or advertise to people about new activities.
  • Websites that utilise cloud computing:-There are many websites that use cloud computing. These are just some of the websites that utilise cloud computing.
  • Conclusion:- Many libraries are utilising cloud computing to achieve communications with their clients. Cloud computing is going to continue to grow, we have only just seen t he begin. To recap the meaning of cloud computing is any computing software or computing hardware that can be accessed and utilised anywhere.
  • Thank you for listening.
  • Cloud computing

    1. 1. Cloud Computing<br />By Michelle Murphy<br />
    2. 2. Been covered today<br />What cloud computing is..<br />History<br />How libraries are using cloud computing<br />Why cloud computing is been used by libraries<br />Websites that utilise cloud computing<br />
    3. 3. What cloud computing is..<br />Definition: a type of computing based on sharing computing resources rather than having local servers or personal devices to handle applications <br />dictionary.com, 2011<br />
    4. 4. History<br />In the early 90’s telecommunication companies changed over from a point to point data circuits to virtual private network services. This optimized the load balancing. <br />In 1999 salesforce.com launched a simple website that was used to launch enterprise applications. <br />
    5. 5. How cloud computing is been used by libraries<br />Its been used by libraries in the form of :-YouTube<br /> Facebook <br />MySpace<br />Gmail <br />Yahoo mail <br />and Flickr. <br />
    6. 6. Why cloud computing is been used by libraries<br />Cloud computing is been used by libraries to convey messages to clients. <br />This maybe current news and events<br />Catalogues/resources lists<br />Internal communication between librarians<br />Work projects between several libraries<br />
    7. 7. Websites that utilise cloud computing<br />Salesforces.com<br />Amazon<br />Google docs<br />Yahoo<br />Zoho<br />Box.net<br />
    8. 8. Conclusion<br />Cloud computing is every where and will continue to grow. <br />To recap cloud computing is any computing software or computer hardware that can be accessed and utilised any where from any platform. <br />
    9. 9. Reference List<br />http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/cloud+computing?fromAsk=true&o=100074<br />http://www.techsoup.org/learningcenter/internet/page12826.cfm<br />http://clgiles.ist.psu.edu/pubs/ICCC2010-cloud.pdf<br />http://www.slideshare.net/BrewinLibrarian/cloud-computing-and-libraries-1696659<br />http://www.cloudtweaks.com/2011/02/a-history-of-cloud-computing/<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing<br />

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