Cloud services

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What are cloud services?

Cloud services are computer services produced using cloud computing. The processing and/or storage of data is performed on a pool of computers with external suppliers accessed on the internet, typically with a web front end.

Clod services are typically simple and cheap to use for the individual user. Being accessed through simple web intrerfaces and/or mobile apps, they are available from various types of computers and devices, e.g. pads and smart phones.

Examples of cloud services

Cloud services for storing and exchanging data:

  • Dropbox
  • Google Disk / Google Drive
  • iCloud
  • Evernote

Cloud services for processing data: