Cloud Basics

2014 Technology Academy Presentation

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Cloud Basics

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  1. Cloud Basics

    Slide 1 - Cloud Basics

    • Shane Tout
    • 2014 Technology Academy
  2. Reasons to Store Files

    Slide 2 - Reasons to Store Files

    • Working Copy
    • Readily accessible by you or others
    • Need to be able to edit
    • Backup
    • Copy for “just in case”
    • Not usually edited
    • Archive
    • Rarely accessed
    • Not edited
  3. Storage Options

    Slide 3 - Storage Options

    • Local Internal Storage
    • Computer - C: Drive
    • Local External Storage
    • Network - H: or other mapped drives
    • Local Portable Storage
    • USB, Memory Card or other flash drive
    • CD, DVD disk
    • Cloud External Storage
    • Wirelessly accessible from Internet-connected devices
  4. How do Cloud Services work?

    Slide 4 - How do Cloud Services work?

    • Off-site storage system owned and maintained by a third party (hosted)
    • People and organizations buy or lease storage capacity from the providers to store end user, organization, or application data (data centers)
    • Requires an Internet connection
  5. Features of Cloud Services

    Slide 5 - Features of Cloud Services

    • Storage
    • Upload, download, drag & drop
    • File Sharing
    • Provides links for viewing and/or editing by others
    • File Sync
    • Create a local folder that updates changes to files stored online
    • Web Editing
    • Edit without downloading a copy of the file
  6. Benefits

    Slide 6 - Benefits

    • High availability of storage. Protection against hardware failure, performance problems, and data corruption is handled by enterprise level providers.
    • Backup Data backup and replication is done behind the scenes for the user of the storage.
    • Portability. Files saved in Cloud Storage are available on PCs, phones and tablets, anywhere and anytime. Data saved once is available anywhere the Internet is available.
  7. Disadvantages

    Slide 7 - Disadvantages

    • Concerns with stability of providers. All businesses have a risk of going out of business. Your data stored in the Cloud may be at risk.
    • Security concerns. While Cloud Storage can be secure, the Internet adds to the level of risk.
    • Cost. While small amounts of disk space in the Cloud can be inexpensive, large amounts can be very expensive.
    • Performance concerns. Over slow Internet, Cloud Storage will be slow.
  8. Types of Cloud Services

    Slide 8 - Types of Cloud Services

    • Webmail services such as Yahoo! Mail or Gmail
    • Photo sharing services such as Flickr and Picasa
    • Video sharing services such as YouTube or Vimeo
    • Social networking sites such as Facebook or MySpace
    • Cloud computing services such as Google Drive or Zoho Docs
  9. Common Providers

    Slide 9 - Common Providers

    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • Microsoft OneDrive for Business (for PISD)
    • Dropbox
    • Google Drive
    • Box
    • Apple iCloud
    • Amazon Cloud Drive
  10. Example Plan Options

    Slide 10 - Example Plan Options

    • OneDrive
    • Dropbox
    • Google Drive
    • Box
    • Amazon
    • File size restrictions?
    • 2GB
    • None with Dropbox apps
    • 10GB
    • 250MB for free plan, 5GB for paid plan
    • 2GB
    • Free storage?
    • 7GB
    • 2GB
    • 15GB
    • 10GB
    • 5GB
    • Can I earn extra free storage?
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • No
    • No
    • No
    • Paid plans
    • $25/year for 50GB, up to 200GB
    • $10/month for each 100GB, up to 500GB
    • $2/month 100GB, $10/month for 1TB
    • $10/month for 100GB
    • $10/year for 20GB
    • $50/year for 100GB
    • $100/year for 200GB
    • OSes supported
    • Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS
    • Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, Blackberry, Kindle Fire
    • Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS
    • Windows, Mac, Android, Blackberry, and iOS
    • Windows, Mac, Android Photo App, iOS Photo App
    • File Sync
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • Yes
    • No longer available
    • Web Editing
    • Yes
    • No
    • Yes
    • No
    • No
  11. What you need

    Slide 11 - What you need

    • For Office 365/OneDrive for Business
    • Your District Username and Password
    • Apple iCloud
    • Apple ID
    • All others
    • Personal email address
  12. http://login.microsoftonline.com

    Slide 12 - http://login.microsoftonline.com

  13. http://onedrive.live.com

    Slide 13 - http://onedrive.live.com

  14. http://www.dropbox.com

    Slide 14 - http://www.dropbox.com

  15. http://drive.google.com

    Slide 15 - http://drive.google.com

  16. https://app.box.com

    Slide 16 - https://app.box.com

  17. http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1455

    Slide 17 - http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1455