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Cloud Computing Applications
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:
Cloud computing has made businesses more collaborative and easy by incorporating various apps such as MailChimp, Chatter, Google Apps for business, and Quickbooks.
It offers an e-mail publishing platform. It is widely employed by the businesses to design and send their e-mail campaigns.
Chatter app helps the employee to share important information about organization in real time. One can get the instant feed regarding any issue.
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.
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.
Box.com offers drag and drop service for files. The users need to drop the files into Box and access from anywhere.
Mozy offers online backup service for files to prevent data loss.
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.
There are apps available for management task such as time tracking, organizing notes. Applications performing such tasks are discussed below:
It helps in tracking time period assigned to a particular project.
It organizes the sticky notes and even can read the text from images which helps the user to locate the notes easily.
It is an accounting app. It helps to track income, expenses, profits and losses in real time.
There are several social networking services providing websites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
It offers social networking service. One can share photos, videos, files, status and much more.
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.
It offers streaming service. The music files are stored online and can be played from cloud using the own media player of the service.
It offers art services such as designing and printing business cards, postcards and mini cards.