Cloud Computing Applications


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Cloud Computing has its applications in almost all the fields such as business, entertainment, data storage, social networking, management, entertainment, education, art and global positioning system, etc. Some of the widely famous cloud computing applications are discussed here in this tutorial:

Business Applications

Cloud computing has made businesses more collaborative and easy by incorporating various apps such as MailChimp, Chatter, Google Apps for business, and Quickbooks.

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MailChimp

It offers an e-mail publishing platform. It is widely employed by the businesses to design and send their e-mail campaigns.

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Chatter

Chatter app helps the employee to share important information about organization in real time. One can get the instant feed regarding any issue.

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Google Apps for Business

Google offers creating text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, etc., on Google Docs which allows the business users to share them in collaborating manner.

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Quickbooks

It offers online accounting solutions for a business. It helps in monitoring cash flow, creating VAT returns and creating business reports.

Data Storage and Backup

Box.com, Mozy, Joukuu are the applications offering data storage and backup services in cloud.

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Box.com

Box.com offers drag and drop service for files. The users need to drop the files into Box and access from anywhere.

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Mozy

Mozy offers online backup service for files to prevent data loss.

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Joukuu

Joukuu is a web-based interface. It allows to display a single list of contents for files stored in Google Docs, Box.net and Dropbox.

Management Applications

There are apps available for management task such as time tracking, organizing notes. Applications performing such tasks are discussed below:

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Toggl

It helps in tracking time period assigned to a particular project.

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Evernote

It organizes the sticky notes and even can read the text from images which helps the user to locate the notes easily.

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Outright

It is an accounting app. It helps to track income, expenses, profits and losses in real time.

Social Applications

There are several social networking services providing websites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.

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Facebook

It offers social networking service. One can share photos, videos, files, status and much more.

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Twitter

It helps to interact with the public directly. One can follow any celebrity, organization and any person, who is on twitter and can have latest updates regarding the same.

Entertainment Applications

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Audio box.fm

It offers streaming service. The music files are stored online and can be played from cloud using the own media player of the service.

Art Applications

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Moo

It offers art services such as designing and printing business cards, postcards and mini cards.



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