The cloud is taking the world by storm. That’s not the weather report, but the state of IT in the world today. Cloud storage and services have grown exponentially in a few years, and are poised for further expansion. For businesses, they offer many advantages. These include lower costs, but that’s just the beginning. Data stored on the cloud can be accessed from multiple locations and shared across applications, streamlining the work process.
So let’s get down to the basics. What is the cloud, what are the advantages of using the cloud, and does your business need the cloud?
What is the cloud, anyway?
That question could be phrased more accurately though less grammatically as follows: where is the cloud? Alas, the answer is not that scientists have discovered some fifth di