As more businesses and brands are getting familiar with the term “cloud computing”, more people and employees are wondering what exactly it is and how it works.
With names like Amazon, Google, SalesForce and IBM powering the way for cloud computing, it’s becoming a more cost effective and safe way to access, share and manage important data. The benefits of cloud computing is that this data can be accessed anywhere/anytime, no matter where you are located. There are many other benefits to cloud computing, including a wider access to free software and improve reliability — all of which are covered and described in the “Cloud Computing” infographic below.
Cloud Computing – What is it and how does it work? Infographic Summary
Many people know the world “cloud computing”, but no many of them can explain what it is or why it’s so important. Now it’s time for you to find out, through the infographic above and the highlighted points below.
- Amazon.com is one of the most recent companies that is paving the way for cloud computing. They found they were using only 10% of their available resources, with about 90% of more going to waste. Through the use of cloud computing they can better manage their data, space and costs.
- SaaS stands for software as a service — which is now being delivered through the cloud, versus actually having to go to the store, buy software and the install it into your computer.
- The top five advantages to using cloud computing include paying only for what you use, easy fast development to users, monthly payment plans, encourages standard systems and requires less in-house staff to manage.
Infographic source: ReadWrite