My second post as guest blogger on Forbes.com as first appeared at: http://blogs.forbes.com/laurayecies/
You may be one of the millions of people who purchased a new tablet or upgraded your smart phone or computer recently. Now you need to migrate all your data to your new device. You also want to make sure you have access to all the same information – your most recent versions – regardless of which device you are on, and that your digital data is secure. Enter the Cloud. The Cloud is a hot topic these days, in part because it makes solving these access and security issues so easy.
With the Cloud, your entire library of work and personal files are available to you at a moment’s notice. If you’ve got an Internet connection, you’ve got a mobile office. Just log on to your Cloud service from any device and you’re good to go. And if you don’t have an Internet connection, you can work offline and rest assured that everything will be synced automatically the next time you connect.
And since devices come and go, and crashes happen, the importance of an automatic, continuous, real-time backup for all of your files is of paramount importance in today’s world.
So whether you’re already enjoying the benefits of the “Cloud” or not, here are ten tips to get you started or to improve your experience:
- Choose a Cloud service compatible with PC and/or Mac, iPhone, Android, Blackberry Operating systems. The Cloud is about making sure you have access to your digital data. You may change your mind over time as to what type of device you want to use or you may add new devices to your portfolio. Be sure to choose a cloud service that has software for ALL the devices you might use – PC and/or Mac, iPhone, Android, Blackberry, etc.
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