WOTD: Cloud Computing

word-of-the-dayCloud computing… A shift in computing and software model that takes computing services (such as data storage and processing) and software out of local computers and networks and onto the internet.

It allows users “anytime, anywhere” access to services, and takes the burden of maintain sophisticated computer infrastructure off small and mid-size businesses.

Here’s Wiki’s information on Cloud Computing

Discovery’s How Stuff Works website also has some good info explaining how cloud computing works.

And SalesForce, one of the leading cloud computer infrastructure providers, explains cloud computing with a video…

It’s kind of a new obsession of mine…  It definitely makes running my business easier!

Any recommendation on clouding computing tools, software and platforms?  Share your thoughts in the Comments section.