Cloud computing today is popularly accepted worldwide. Tech venture capitalists are building cloud computing firms one after another. Tech companies that could possibly steer the market in 2011 are shown below. |
Google revolutionized how we search and analyze information. The search leader yet again changed how we use our office application with their Google Apps which offer cloud-based documents, email and calendar for small and medium firms to large corporations. Would you enjoy a cloud-based music storage service that allows instant access and streaming to your home laptops and mobile phones? Then you should look into the freshly introduced Google Music Beta. It was recently believed that Google may continue the cloud storage project, G-Drive.
Amazon is assumed as the World’s biggest selection. I assumed it is also one of the best cloud computing companies on this planet. Cloud computing, cloud data bank, cloud backup, content delivery, monitoring, payment are some examples of their services. You should take a look at Amazon.com's AWS just in case you are looking for a decent cloud service with cheap price.
The enthusiastically awaited iCloud is simply Apple's answer to cloud computing. Sending the backup of pictures, songs, movies, documents etc., to cloud would be more convenient than before with iCloud. By having hundreds of millions of existing loyal customers, iCloud can be a huge success.
Some individuals believed cloud computing is the threat to tech titan Microsoft. The tech giant has already claimed its prime spot in the industry with Windows Azure. Microsoft's Windows Azure is now really popular among their loyal customers.
Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) is actually one of the leading cloud computing companies, and it offers organization products on a subscription basis.
Dropbox is possibly one of the most successful cloud storage providers. One can find various user clients including PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android etc to gain access to Dropbox. Through Dropbox, users can easily save and distribute files to others through the web. End users may also stream audio and videos from their Dropbox storage to mobile Dropbox clients like Android, iPhone and iPad. Dropbox generously offer 2GB storage to free accounts, however those who recommend others to subscribe to Dropbox can get up to 8GB absolutely free. In case you buy $9.99/month subscription, you will have 50 Gigabytes of storage. You can also subscribe 100 Gigabytes plan and large quota subscription.
One more widely praised company that provides cloud storage for files, photos and other content is SugarSync. Synchronization and instantaneous access from Windows PC, Mac and smart phones are easy and conveniently. SugarSync comes with 5 GB of free online storage to every single customer.
Box.net is content delivery and cloud storage company. Box.net offers 5 GB to free user, even when the competitor Dropbox offers only 2 Gigabytes. But Dropbox's users can have up to 8 Gigabytes absolutely free should they refer others to sign up Dropbox. Box.net costs $15/month for 500 GB cloud storage space whilst Dropbox charges $9.99 just for 50 GB. That's a key point to consider. But you can reach your Dropbox through a variety of clients - Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone etc.
Your can also read the ever-growing list of cloud computing companies at YesCloudComputing.com where you can also find simple explanation of the frequently asked question "What is cloud computing?"
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