Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Syncing with iCloud, part of Cloud Computing First Look.
iCloud is very popular in the Mac community and it's simply part of any new Apple device …you might own. Have a new Mac with OS X Lion? You're iCloud ready. …How about a new iPod touch or iPhone with iOS 5? Yup, you have iCloud too which is a …feature that automatically stores or pushes your content securely to the cloud so you …have access to it from any of your devices at any time. It's just a matter of enabling …it and choosing what content you want to be able to access via the cloud. …Go to your System Preferences on your Mac, you will find the iCloud icon in the Internet …& Wireless section, give that a click. And you may be prompted to sign in to your account.…
You can use your iTunes member login for example. Once logged in, it's a simple matter of checking …the boxes for the features you want enabled in iCloud. In this case if we select Calendars …for example, anything we add to our calendars will be accessible from any of our devices. …Now you may notice at the bottom as well, you do get 5 gigabytes of free storage space …
David also presents an overview of migration and common cloud technologies as you contemplate a move to the cloud, including Google Apps, Microsoft Windows Live, and more. The final chapter outlines how to evaluate the ongoing effectiveness of the cloud for your business.
- Understanding the components and infrastructure of the cloud
- Working with storage and database services
- Understanding the benefits of cloud computing
- Assessing security risks
- Obtaining cloud storage
- Working with Google Apps, Windows Live, iCloud, and more
- Migrating to the cloud
- Training others on cloud use
Skill Level Beginner
1. Cloud Computing Basics
2. Evaluate whether Cloud Computing Is Right for Your Business
3. Explore Cloud Storage
4. Explore Cloud Tools
5. Migrate to the Cloud
Securing data2m 26s
6. Evaluate Cloud Performance in Your Business
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