Cloud Computing in Easy Steps

Cloud Computing in Easy Steps

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Explains the basic concepts of cloud computing and describes the features of applications and programs that provide cloud services such as Google Drive, iCloud, Dropbox, Evernote Web Clipper, Flickr, iTunes, Netflix, and OnLive.

Perseus Publishing
In this book you will see how to harness cloud computing in your everyday life. You may already be using cloud services yet didn’t realize it! You’ll learn how these new platforms can help you work and play more efficiently and more importantly, at any location you choose. The cloud liberates its users from the desktop and allows them to embrace the webtop.

Whether you are a small business looking to reduce costs and increase efficiency, or an individual that wants to use more cloud based services but isn’t too sure where to start, this is the book for you. Each of the key concepts about cloud computing are covered in plain English, and many of the most popular cloud services explained. Areas covered include:

? What is a cloud
? Hardware requirements for a cloud
? Cloud services
? How to develop a cloud computing security policy
? How to take control of the cloud
? How to use a cloud in a micro business

The cloud is here to stay. This book is your guide to these new services.

Cloud Computing in easy steps will show you how to harness cloud computing in your everyday life. You may already be using cloud services yet didn't realize it! You'll learn how these new platforms can help you work and play more efficiently and more importantly, at any location you choose. The cloud liberates its users from the desktop and allows them to embrace the webtop.

Whether you are a small business looking to reduce storage and application costs and make collaboration easier, or an individual who wants to use more cloud based services but isn't too sure where to start, Cloud Computing in easy steps is the book for you. Areas covered include:

What is a cloud?
How to develop a cloud computing security policy
How to work with Google Drive, Dropbox and Apple iCloud
How to word process, produce spreadsheets and presentations
The steps and hardware needed to play games in the cloud
Organizing yourself better with reminders and cloud calendars
Listening to music and streaming films
How to take notes and have them available to you at all times
How to use a cloud for a micro business

The cloud is here to stay, and Cloud Computing in easy steps is your handy guide to these new services.


Publisher: Leamington Spa, UK : In Easy Steps Limited, c2012
ISBN: 9781840785326
1840785322
Branch Call Number: 006.78 C882c
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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