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Head in The CloudsFeet Firmly on the Ground Bill Lublin, CRB,CRS,GRI,e-Pro Bill.email@example.com
What is the Cloud? "The cloud is a set of services and technologies that enable the delivery of computing services over the Internet in real-time, allowing end-users instantaccess to data and applications from any device with Internet access
Why Use Cloud Computing• Bring down computing costs o Less Need to purchase expensive computers o No need for complicated networks or dedicated servers o No need for expensive software o No Cost for software upgrades o No worries about machine and software system compatibility
Why Use Cloud Computing• Greater freedom for for you o access data and applications from just about anywhere o access data and applications using almost anything (like terminals, mobile, net books etc). o Since the equipment can be quite basic, this helps bring down overall hardware costs as well.
Why Use Cloud Computing• Centralized and agile... o Use cloud computing to ensure that everyone is on the same page Same software Same versions of the software o Be sure everyone is using the same processes in your company
Why Use Cloud Computing• Safe and Secure... o You arent worried about your computer crashing - your data is safe, stored in redundant servers on high quality hardware serviced by people whose sole job is to maintain those computes and the date and software on them o Security is also maintained by professionals who have much scarier thoughts than we do
Concerns About Cloud Computing• Subscription model means ongoing expenses• You need an internet connection (sort of)