By Louis DeNicola, Cheapism.com
In a national survey on cloud computing commissioned by Citrix last year, more than a quarter of respondents said they thought "the cloud" had something to do with weather. More than half surmised that storms could interfere with service, while others associated the cloud with drugs, toilet paper, or pillows. For those not in the know, the term refers to a computer network that hosts information remotely and lets users access it from any device with an Internet connection. You may already be using a cloud computing service without realizing it. Perhaps you've collaborated with others on a document or spreadsheet using Google Drive (or its previous incarnation, Google Docs). If you have an Amazon account or an Apple product, you have access to 5GB of complimentary cloud storage.SkyDrive tops the list of the best free cloud services.
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