The chance that you are using a cloud based software application either now or in the future is very high. Most likely, you are already using the cloud in one form or another. Here are just a few popular cloud based software applications.
If you have an Apple computer, iPhone, iPad or iPod you are familiar with iTunes. ITunes now gives you the option of storing your music, photos, video and iOS software applications on the internet in a cloud storage environment. If you have more than one Apple device you can access your data from any of your devices.
A really convenient note taking tool is Evernote. For obvious reasons, this application is popular with college students because a “note” can be more than just text that you type in with your computer or mobile device. It can be a photo, webpage, handwritten note or drawing that is synchronized to a cloud storage site and made available to mobile devices and desktops. In addition, this can be shared with friends and family. I personally use it to keep cooking recipes, shopping lists or to snap a photo of a server’s model and serial number.
If you want to store or share documents and photographs on the internet and make them available to friends and family, then Dropbox file hosting service may be what you are looking for. Dropbox works on Microsoft and Apple computers along with various mobile devices.
While software applications like these are very handy, they can be a nightmare if your computer is not protected with the latest operating software patches and antivirus software. This can also wreak havoc on an outdated business network. Contact us today for a free computer network assessment!