A 3-Minute Guide to Cloud Computing

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

Tech 2020

What the heck is cloud computing? "Unless you've been living under a rock, you're in the cloud," explains this quick tour of the applications and services that are changing how we work and play online.

The State of Cloud Computing was created by JESS3, a creative agency that specializes in data visualization and inventive ways of explaining high tech concepts. It was sponsored by Salesforce.com, a company that makes cloud applications, but also highlights other key players, including Amazon, YouTube, Dropbox, and Skype. 

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http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/09/a-3-minute-guide-to-cloud-computing/245825/