I’d be lying if I said I’ve never, at one point in my tech consciousness, not completely understood what ‘The Cloud’ was.
According to a most recent visual study by the folks at ZoneAlarm, I’m apparently not alone. In fact, close to 95% of people are using cloud services today, most of which aren’t aware of it. Additionally, 51% of people believe that “stormy weather can interfere with cloud computing.”
For the record, ‘The Cloud’ is not an element of nature, instead it refers to an “application that is hosted or run on Internet servers…This eliminates the need for tasks such as backing up files to hard drives, sharing music via CDs, and storing your photos on thumb drives.”
Here’s a complete look at how confused and concerned the general public is with the idea of ‘the cloud’: