Cloud Computing is applied in almost all the fields like business, entertainment, data storage, social networking, education, management, entertainment, art etc.
Some of the popular applications of cloud computing are:
1) Business Applications
Cloud computing constructs more collaborative and easy business with the help of different apps like MailChimp, Chatter, Google Apps for business and Quickbooks.
- It provides an e-mail publishing platform.
- It is a simple email marketing software.
- It provides a various options to design, send and save templates for emails.
Chatter app helps to share important information about organization in real time.
Google Apps for Business
- Google provides creating text documents, spreadsheets, presentations etc.
- On Google Docs it allows the business users to share them in a combined way.
- It provides online accounting solutions for a business.
- It assists in monitoring cash flow, creating VAT returns and creating business reports.
2) Data Storage and Backup Service Applications
For data storage and backup services in cloud following applications are provided.
It provides drag and drop service for files. It is necessary for the users to drop the files into Box and access from anywhere.
It provides online backup service for files to prevent data loss.
It is a web-based interface. It helps to show a single list of contents for files stored in Google Docs, Box.net and Dropbox.
3) Management Applications
For management task time tracking, organizing notes apps are available.
Following applications are used for above management task:
It helps to track time period allocated to a particular project.
It is designed to create, organize and store different pieces of media. It keeps all stuff like text document, photo, video, audio or even web page in the cloud.
It is an accounting app that helps for tracking income, expenses, profits and losses in real time.
4) Art Applications
Art applications like Moo, etc.
It provides art services like designing and printing business cards, postcards and mini cards.
5) Entertainment Applications
Entertainment applications like Audio box.fm, etc.
Audio box.fm -
It provides streaming service. The music files are stored online and play from the cloud using own media player of the service.
6) Social Applications
Various social networking services provide websites like Facebook, Twitter, etc.
It provides social networking services. On Facebook users can share photos, videos, files, status and more.
It helps in interacting with the public directly. In this, user can follow any organization, celebrity or any person who is on twitter and can have latest updates regarding them.