Whether you’re computer usage is primarily for your business, or your education, or your own entertainment, you’re probably familiar with the omnipotent “cloud.” Like the man behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz, “the Cloud” is the all-powerful wizard of the internet, who can grant all of our wishes, but most of us don’t exactly know what it is or what it does.
The cloud is a term that refers to data that is stored remotely and accessed through the internet, rather than being stored on your hard drive. You might be using the cloud for data storage, to run software, or as a platform that your applications are built on.
Using the cloud for your data needs rather than your hard drive is beneficial for a variety of reasons:
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