In this video, Mike looks at applications in the cloud. Cloud-based storage enables access to files from any connected device. Cloud-based applications enable easy configuration and management. Virtual desktops create a consistent workspace online. And virtual application streaming gives you the programs you need without local installation.
- If there's one place where cloud computing … has made a huge impact, it's in the world of applications. … For decades, guys like me had to drive to the software store … and buy a box and pull out floppy disk or later optical disk … or later thumb drives, … and we go into this process of installing our software … and then we ran our software, we bought the software, … and it was okay, I mean it worked. … But because of the cloud, … we can do some new things with the applications … we hadn't even considered before. … One of the big areas that really have changed things, … is in the world of synchronization. … Today we use cloud storage like crazy. … Every operating system … has their own cloud storage solution. … iCloud for Macs, OneDrive for Window systems. … Google Drive for everybody. … And even third parties like Dropbox has made a huge impact … on your ability to just put stuff on the cloud. … What a convenience, that I don't have to worry about … being with one particular laptop or one desktop, …
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