"The cloud" is one of those trendy tech terms a lot of people use but can't
clearly define. What is the cloud? When do you encounter it? How can it
benefit your business?
If you use any kind of social media or online data drive, you're already using
the cloud; you just may not realize it.
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In this beginner's guide, we break down the who, what, where and why of one of
tech's most abstract terms
## What is the cloud exactly?
The first thing you should understand about the cloud is that it is not a
physical thing. The cloud is a network of servers, and each server has a
different function. Some servers use computing power to run applications or
"deliver a service." Read more...
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