“In the simplest terms, cloud computing means storing and accessing data and programs over the Internet instead of your computer’s hard drive.”
~ PCMagazine.com, 2013
When we are using remote services such as Google Drive, Microsoft Office 365, Dropbox, etc. to store our data, these cloud computing (or simply known as ‘Cloud”) services allow us to access to the data at any time and any where. The interface involved is simple and user friendly, where we do not need advanced IT skills to be able to use such services to store, utilize, distribute and retrieved the data that we need.
The question is:”Does this “Cloud” really lies in the sky?”
Here’s a video that can explain it to you in layman term:
What is cloud computing? (2009).
You want a more detail version that give you a more technical overview? Let’s read on…