Cloud is an IT environment which help manage, process and store various kinds of data rather than a local server or a personal computer. There are many cloud companies. Examples are; CloudOYE, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and IBM.
Documents, photo, business software and many other forms of data can be used in cloud computing. There are three major types of cloud computing, they include; IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service) and SaaS (Software as a Service).
The cloud is a system of managing, backing-up and storing data of many kinds. It operates remotely and is made available to users over the Internet or other network. You can install business software, maintain records such as of a school or college, have back-up storage of websites, photos, documents, spreadsheets, accounts, pretty well everything. However, different cloud companies have different levels of security. These must be checked on before signing up to a cloud company.