A Day in the Life of the Cloud

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How often do you use the cloud? Maybe More than you think?

Our timeline below provides examples of when you may not realize you’re using cloud based technology.

6:00 A.M. – Wake up to your IPhone alarm clock playing a song from your ITunes playlist. Apple’s 125 million ICloud users have access to 28 million songs.

7:00 A.M. – Check your work email on your phone and respond to a few messages while drinking your morning cup of coffee. 68% of people check their work emails before 8:00 a.m.

8:00 A.M. – Before your company commute, VPN into your company’s network to submit your expense reports to HR on time. By 2016, at least 43% of the USA labor force will work from home at least occasionally.

9:00 A.M. – Arrive at work and turn on your computer as your antivirus software is updated and your files are backed up automatically. 60% of companies say cloud computing has reduced their need for their IT team to maintain infrastructure.

10:00 A.M. – Save work documents to the virtual server for your teammate in another country to edit next. 5GB of data storage in the cloud equals roughly 71,000 word documents

12:00 P.M – At lunch, use your mobile device to check your Facebook news feed and upload a photo. 10.4 million photos are uploaded to Facebook each hour.

2:00 P.M. – Conduct a virtual meeting with the global team in sixteen different countries around the world. A five person meeting in-person is nearly 3 times as expensive as a video conference.

5:00 P.M. – Add gathered customer information from the workday to the CRM using your smartphone before heading home. At year-end 2016, more than 50% of global 1000 companies will have stored customer sensitive data in the public cloud.

7:00 P.M. – Pull up the recipe you pinned to Pinterest for dinner tonight. 70% of pinterest account holders cite cooking and recipes as the top item they pin.

9:00 P.M. – Catch up on your favorite TV shows on Hulu. 73% of people who use Hulu only watch television shows.

11:00 P.M – check your synced work/home calendar at night to prepare for the next day. 19% of internet users spend time organizing their life online daily