10 Things You're Doing in the Cloud (and May Not Know It) [INFOGRAPHIC]
Cloud Computing Confusion
The expression “Cloud Computing” has become a common one in the business world. It was just a few years ago that the technology industry overflowing with predictions that the cloud was going to revolutionize everything. Yet, a few years later, and cloud computing continues to be a commonly misunderstood concept all together.
A recent survey conducted by Wakefield Research revealed that most respondents think the cloud is “an actual cloud, the sky, or something related to weather.” And 51% of all respondents said that they believed that “stormy weather would interfere with their cloud computing.” In another study, 32% of the population still think the cloud “is a thing of the future."
So is it?
In fact, many of us interact with the cloud on a daily basis, and may not even realize it. Elastically scalable cloud database provider, NuoDB, identifies 10 ways we're using the cloud every day in this interactive infographic.
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