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Cloud Computing - Fact or Fiction

CLOUD COMPUTING: FACT FICTION? Cloud computing allows you to store, access and share data from Internet-connected devices in one central location. As technology careers continue to grow across the U.S. and cloud computing ereates nearly 14 million jobs by 2015', the Cloud is more important than ever. Here are the facts you need to know about the Cloud- and the fiction that many believe. THE PERCEPTION OF THE CLOUD What people believe when it comes to cloud computing. A recent study revealed?: 51% 95% 51% believe stormy weather has an effect on cloud computing 29% 95% have used the Cloud but don't know it 29% think the Cloud has something to do with weather 54% (16%) 54% claim they've never used the Cloud 16% correctly think the Cloud is a place to store, access and share data FACT OR FICTION? 22% of Americans admitted to pretending to know what the Cloud is. Here, we clear up a few misconceptions. 1 the Cloud is a place. O FACT MFICTION The Cloud is nowhere, but everywhere. You're probably already using it when you: A Check Gmail Stream a video Pull up iTunes A Share a document 2 Check Facebook 2 the Cloud is growing. MFACT O FICTION By 2016, 340 million more people will have moved to the Cloud.4 Impressed? Take a look at how we used the Cloud in 2012: 65% bank onlines 63% shop online 58% use social networking sites? 45% play online games 29% store photos online 19% use online file-sharing10 3 safe The Cloud is 100% O FACT MFICTION from cyber attacks. With thousands of companies storing data on Cloud servers, the risk is escalated. Here are the common attackers: AROUND AROUND AROUND AROUND 98% <1% 53% 11 12 14 4% STEMMED FROM INVOLVED COMMITTED BY TIED TO EXTERNAL INTERNAL BUSINESS ACTIVIST AGENTS EMPLOYEES PARTNERS GROUPS Millions of people are using the Cloud. M FACT FICTION How many folks have their heads in the Cloud already? 425 150 50 MILLION MILLION MILLION 425 million people worldwide use Gmail15 and all email users send over 204 million 150 million people use Apple's iCloud.iz Plus, Apple receives about 47,000 app downloads each minute.18 50 million people use Dropbox to save more than 1 million files every 3 minutes, 19 messages every minute.16 The Cloud is M FACT O FICTION creating It jobs. Companies like Amazon and Google have a much higher need for IT admins that understand the specific concerns of the Cloud.20 Cloud computing is a key component for these growing jobs:21 Network Systems Administrators Network and Data Communication Analysts Information Systems Security Specialists Systems Analysts Application Software Developer Web Developer Application Programmer Database Administrator 6 the Cloud is a fad. O FACT M FICTION There's a lot more to look forward to with the Cloud, with companies looking to make big investments. 22 90% Microsoft - 90% of R&D budget ($8.6 billion) is being used to improve cloud computing technology, including security measures and hosting services. OF 8.6 BILLION • Professional Services Which industries are spending the most money on the Cloud?23 • Insurance Transportation KNOW HOW FOR A NEW TOMORROW DEVRY.EDU/KNOWHOW DeVry University V 1. http://www.mic 2. http://www.citrix.com/site/resources/dynamic/additional/Cirix-Cloud Survey-Guide.pdf 3. http://www.citrix.com/site/resources/dynamic/odditional/Cirix-CloudSurvey-Guide.pd 4. http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/201209.18/news/33926226_1_cloudservicesioasmarket services-market 5. http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/aug-2012/mostamericans-confused-by-cloudcomputing-accordingtonafional.html 6. http://www.citrix.com/news/announcementa/aug-2012/mest-americans-confused-by-cloudcomputing-cccording-to-national.html 7. http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/aug-2012/mostamericansconfused-by-cloud-computing-accordingtonational.html 8. http://www.citrix.com/news/announcements/aug-2012/mostamericansconfused-by-cloudcomputing-according-to-nafional.html 9. htto://www.citrix.com/news/an a aug- 10. htp://www.citrix.com/news/ 11. Verizon 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report, http://www.wired.com/ 12. Verizon 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report, http://www.wired.com/ 13. Verizon 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report, http://www.wired.com/ 14. Verizon 2012 Data Breach Investigations Report, http://www.wired.com/ 15. htp://www.theverge.com/2012/6/28/3123643/gmail425-million-totakusers 16. htp://mashable.com/2012/06/22/data-created-every-minute/ 17. htp://techcrunch.com/2012/07/24/appleq3-2012idloud-users/ 18. htp://mashable.com/2012/06/22/dato-created-everyminute/ 19. htps://www.dropbox.com/startic/docs/DropboxfactSheet.pdf 20. htp://www.gi.com/document/Research-Brief-GFICloud pdf 21. hmp://money.uanews.com/careers/bestjobs/ronkinga/the 25-bestjobs 22. htp://www.forbes.com/sites/kevinjackson/2011/04/19/doud-to-command 90-ofmicrosofts-rd-budget/ 23. htp://www.microsoft.com/enus/news/download/features/2012/IDC_Cloud_jobs_White_Paper.pd com/en-us/newa/fectures/2012/mar12/03.05CloudComputinglobs.aspx DeVry University offers programs that can lead to the careers mentioned. To find out specific information about DeVry University's programs and graduate success stories, visit www.devry.edu/studentconsumerinfo. DeVry University operates as DeVry Institute of Technology in Calgary, Alberta. In New York, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahle.org. Certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. AC0060. DeVry University is authorized for operation by the THEC, www.state.tn.us/thec/. Nashville Campus - 3343 Perimeter Hill Dr., Nashville, TN 37211. Program availability varies by location. s/aug202 omeranstedbydoudcomputing-o urdondu

Cloud Computing - Fact or Fiction

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What exactly is cloud computing? Here are some facts you need to know – and the fiction that many believe. Learn more now.

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