Cloud computing is used as a model of network computing where a program or application runs on a connected server or servers other than on a local computing device such as a PC, tablet or smart phone, like the traditional and old computing. It is basically the usage of third party network of remote servers which is mostly hosted on the internet. Now these servers are very famous among people because of being affordable, up-to-date, convenient and it provides ample space storage, but their accessibility is the main reason of their popularity. You can easily access your files and documents and any saved file from any device.
It can be seen easily that cloud computing is a very important part of our daily lives. We maintain our friendship via apps in the cloud, mobile phones and apps are a clear example of that. Cloud computing lets you rent the tech you want by obviously paying a fee for it, monthly. Some of the most important cloud computing companies are doing their work on a good scale and the output and their progress can be seen clearly as the scope to this is as high as it can be.
Cloud services on the other hand are a very important part of the circle and their importance is clearly stated by them being an important part of our daily lives. Top 10 services of cloud computing, which help us through a lot, are as follows:
Amazon web services
Amazon offers a free version of its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) web service, which is good for one year.
It is one of the famous and well known cloud based application. There are many free versions of this app for example Gmail, Google calendar, Google sites and Google docs.
Windows live sky drive
It lets you save up to 25GB of data for free. The only requirement for using SkyDrive is that you have a Windows Live account.
Sysinternals is well-known for its locally saved administrative usage equipment. Sysinternals equipment can be run directly off the Sysinternals website as cloud services: There’s no need to store them locally.
It essentially offers a free online computer with a virtual desktop. The desktop gives you online storage and a load of utility applications.
Windows live sync
Windows Live Sync enables you to put up computing system in a certain order. It helps you in syncing your desktop and laptop and it helps you to install a component on your desktop.
Last Pass is a web application that stores every Internet passwords and can automatically log you in.
YouSendIt is a website that lets you send files that are too big to send as email attachments. The free lite version lets you send files as large as 100MB
Windows live messenger
Windows Live Messenger lets you do two functions.
- 1. text-based chatting through IM
- 2. one-to-one video chats(only if you have webcam)
Hotmail and Gmail
They provide free web-based email which allows up to 10GB attachments whereas Gmail on the other hand allows up to 20GB attachments.
However, the most important thing with these cloud computing services is that they are free and they help in providing information to a lot of services. They are going towards improvement and will be lead towards betterment in the following years.