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Cloud Computing Applications

Cloud Computing Applications

Cloud Computing has its uses in almost all areas such as business, entertainment, data storage, social networking, marketing, culture , education, art, and global positioning systems, etc. In this overview some of the commonly recognised cloud computing technologies are discussed here:

Business Applications

By incorporating various apps, such as MailChimp, Chatter, Google Apps for Company and Quickbooks, cloud computing has made companies more interactive and faster.

Sr Application Description
1. MailChimp
It provides platform for e-mail publishing. The companies are commonly engaged in planning and sending their email campaigns.
2. Chatter
The Chatter app helps the employee exchange critical organisation's knowledge in real time. One can get instant update on any issue.
3. 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.
4. 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.

Sr Application Description
1. Box.com
Box.com provides file drag-and - drop service. Users need to drop the files from somewhere into the box and access.
1. Mozy
Mozy offers online backup service for files to prevent data loss.
2. 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

Management activity applications such as time tracking, organising notes, are available. Applications conducting those activities will be discussed below:

Sr Application Description
1. Toggl
It helps track time allocated to a given project.
2. Evernote
It organises the sticky notes, and can also read the text from photos to help the user quickly find the files.
3. Outright
It is an App for Accounting. It helps monitor the real-time income, expenses, gains and losses.

Social Applications

Several social networking services offer such websites as Facebook , Twitter, etc.

Sr Application Description
1. Facebook
It offers service on social networking. One may share photos , videos, files, status and more.
2. Twitter
It helps to interact directly with the public. One can follow any celebrities, organisations, and anyone on twitter who has the latest updates about the same thing.

Entertainment Applications

Sr Application Description
1. Audio box.fm
It provides streaming service. The music files are stored online and are playable from the cloud using the service's own media player.

Art Applications

Sr Application Description
1. Moo
It offers art services such as designing and printing business cards, postcards and mini cards.