Cloud Storage is the method to save data on the internet like your computer hard disk drive. Cloud Storage is everywhere in mobiles/computer through internet and it’s because of its useful advantages. Some of the top benefits of using Cloud storage in our daily life are the following:
- You can store your application data directly in which you can provide access to public or clients or team members as per your permissions.
- You can use it for clients project files and share for reading only.
- You can control and manage data that you share with just a link and with higher speed.
- You can scale up the storage area as per the demand. For example, when 15 GB trial or free is full, you buy premium plans.
- Store your music files and download or play whenever you need it. You can upload it at home and access it later in your car.
- You can upload and store your mobile data and that will free up space in the mobile without buying an extra memory card.
- You can backup your family photographs on cloud storage and prevent from deletion the memories in times of hard disk/memory card crash.
- Backup your client’s data so that if your device is theft or damaged or you need instant access but unfortunately you will not be able to access your laptop or computer then it will help you to access the files by using other computer or mobile.
Uses of Cloud Storage in our daily life:
Let’s understand in more details the uses of cloud storage in various fields:
1. Uses of Cloud Storage for Students:
Students can upload their class notes directly from tablet /laptop into the cloud storage and it will be helpful to access these files by classmates, teachers, and parents anytime.
Students can also use cloud storage to back up their assignment and classes history. It means they can use cloud storage to backup each class data and that will be helpful in higher classes or later in their career.
2. Uses of Cloud Storage for Teachers:
Similar to students, teachers can create a class folder in cloud storage and in that they can save or upload their class notes, subject materials, videos, slides. And in class, meetings, seminars they can present, share the data with students.
The best benefit is that they don’t need to use paper and notebooks that provide less durability. Instead, they can store in clouds for many years and if they need class notes in papers, then they can just print out before the class. And after that students can write in class or make the photocopy from a printout or just access the same files in read-only permission.
3. Uses of Cloud Storage for Writers/Bloggers:
In cloud storage solutions many provide document writing, editing, publishing and add-on features inside the cloud storage application such as google docs in Google drive and Microsoft Word in Microsoft OneDrive. The uses of these features are very effective for writers and bloggers.
Bloggers can write and edit articles anytime and anywhere on any device whenever they get an idea or want to write. It can be in bus, car and even they can write while sitting on the trees.
Not only that if you want to share your article with clients, editors for editing and proofreading then it’s just the cloud storage and inside an application that makes it possible with higher speed and effectiveness.
Clients can correct or suggest changes and it can be visible on both screen. The screen one side can be mobile and another side can be a laptop.
Bloggers can also share their article with friends and mentors for more views and comments on the topic. And it’s best possible by the uses of cloud storage methods and applications.
4. Uses of Cloud Storage for Photo-Studio’s:
The uses of cloud storage are one of the game changer and world-class solution for photographers, editors, freelancers and photo studios.
By using cloud storage photos can be saved on the internet. The images can be accessed anytime for print and no need to need to carry or manage pen drive and external hard drive.
If photographers want to showcase clients marriage images or for selection, then cloud storage is the best method. And they can share the files through link and clients can access or view the images in mobile or tablet.
Clients photographs are very important, and there are many cases in which photo studio owners face difficulty to recover photographs from the hard disk. That’s why I think every photo -studio is looking for best cloud storage solutions these days due to its extraordinary benefits, flexibility, speed, and safety. And it cost less than using a traditional method for clients photographs storage.
5. Uses of Cloud Storage for Freelancer Web Developers/Designers:
If I want to share the completed work with overseas clients for checking/testing then what I will use. Definitely, almost 90% of freelancers use cloud storage technologies.
Not only that clients share their project files through cloud storage and that become easy to view, edit, and download images, website files. Similar to other end, before making final changes, at least clients can see what’s the progress on the project.
Flexibility, freedom, speed is the most demanding process in freelancing and in that cloud storage is the go to solution. And freelancers can also use read only feature so that client can’t copy or download before payments or in any other situations.
6. Uses of Cloud Storage for Governments:
Government officials can use cloud storage for notifications, notices, applications and investigations by sharing the link of the file through email with the citizen.
Not only that by using cloud storage they can save lots of papers, time and government money that help to faster the citizen services process. They can also collaborate with each other in real time. So the pending files/signs/checking etc. words no longer you will hear in the government offices and citizens do not need to visit the office. It saves, times, papers, money and natural resources.
7. Uses of Cloud Storage for Small Business Owners:
It’s very tough to manage and secure papers, bills in the shop. Even many times tax officers can ask for 5 years old sales bills for assessments or comparison. The best solution is that scan the copy of bills and just upload that in the cloud storage folder. They can also take the photograph of bills and all kind of official documents and then they can upload them on the cloud storage solution.
The benefits is that they don’t need to visit government official to deposit files/documents instead they can just share their sales/income/credit/debit details through a link.
Cloud Storage is the part of cloud computing. Google drive, pCloud, Microsoft One Drive, Drop Box, MediaFire etc. are popular brands in cloud storage space. Cloud computing is doing the the change in our professional life and economics. It contains lots of financial and business disadvantages too for us but still, it’s very effective and useful.
The best method to reduce cost, save time, and prevent or defeat difficulties in business during the consistent changes in technologies, we need to learn and calculate the changes as per the benefits and usefulness in our business. It means we need to become adaptive and need to change our process as per the demand to lead in the market. And we need to make it profitable no matter how difficult it become to change in beginning from traditional sources to cloud based storage solutions.
Hi, I am a Freelance Web Developer/Designer, Career Development Skills Trainer & Writer.
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