Impact On Education At All Levels
What is Cloud Computing?
Cloud Computing is a technology that uses internet and central remote servers to maintain data and applications.Cloud computing allows people to access to their files and documents in any computer with internet. This technology allows easy access with storage, memory and processing. Cloud computer is divided into three categories, "infrastructure", "platforms" and "applications". Supports collaboration, file storage, virtualization and access to computer access. Clouds especially does supported by dedicated data centers can be public, private secure or a hybrid of any or all of these.
Impact on Education at all levels
Since cloud computing may apport many learning opportunities, many people have opted to use it as an educational resource. Cloud computing helps deliver education services more private and secure. It helps school improvements by making the sharing of media and materials easier. Many distance-learning programs are implementing cloud computing solutions to accommodate increasing enrollment and provide more media-rich resources to students. Cloud-based solutions for schools have grown more intricate as technology providers collaborate on systems that prepare students for the modern workforce. Nowadays, 42% of K-12 schools and organizations surveyed are currently implementing some form of cloud computing solution.
Benefits of cloud computing in education:
Reshaping teaching by extending interactive multimedia learning environments to anyone, anywhere
Accelerating delivery of administrative services
Simplifying operations, saving time, and cutting cost
Reducing risk and strengthening security
No more carrying many devices in which data is stored
Trackability by tracking the evolutions of an item
Easy access to just about everything in technology
Facilitates and improves collaboration
Helps the environment by using less paper
"Maine bill would ban companies from selling student data"
Switch to Cloud Computing
More and more people are starting to switch to cloud computing. Many articles show the desirable pull to the could computing system. "49 percent of business executives see the cloud as strategic to their business" according to Forbes.
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