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Webopedia Term of the Day: What is Cloud Storage?

Mar 05, 2012, 10:01 (0 Talkback[s])
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"There are four main types of cloud storage: Personal Cloud Storage - Also known as mobile cloud storage, personal cloud storage is a subset of public cloud storage that applies to storing an individual's data in the cloud and providing the individual with access to the data from anywhere. It also provides data syncing and sharing capabilities across multiple devices. Apple's iCloud is an example of personal cloud storage.

"Public Cloud Storage - Cloud storage where the enterprise and storage service provider are separate and there aren't any cloud resources stored in the enterprise's data center. The cloud storage provider fully manages the enterprise's public cloud storage."

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