What is referred to today as the cloud is a storage space for data and individuals or businesses can rent as much space in the cloud as they need, either on a monthly or yearly basis. You apply for an account and state how much space you believe you will need, you should possibly start with a lower amount as you can usually just easily increase the amount on that account as needed. Once you have your account, you will of course need to give it a password so that only you can access that data. Once you have data on the cloud, you can access it using your password from anywhere on the internet and at any time, meaning there is no longer any need to keep your music on more than one device or your photos for that matter, simply leave them in the cloud and access them as and when you like. You may want to share what you save with a friend or if you are a business you may want to share your data with certain members of your staff but if this is the case then simply give them the password and they too can access the data whenever they like from where ever they like. There are several different online providers of cloud services today and so you will have to decide which the best are for you and your particular needs but, if you have Apple devices, you should perhaps first consider the iCloud as that is a cloud which has been specifically designed for use by Apple users. The icloudlogin.com guide gives you all the information about the iCloud and what advantages it has for Apple users over the other cloud services. The benefits of using the cloud for a business are many but perhaps the largest benefit is that as the business will have such a huge amount of data which needs to be stored and of course backed up, if the business did not use the cloud services they may at some point need to get their own server with the costs and other problems that come with one. If a business does make use of cloud services though, when going on a business trip, a businessman need no longer worry about if they have downloaded to their laptop all the information they may need, they merely have to access the cloud when they need any information. That travelling businessman would of course need to have access to the internet though and the account password but nothing else as they could even access the cloud from someone else’s PC or laptop. When different departments are able to update information from where ever they may be, the information is more up to date and accurate and so as the CEO or business owner can freely access the cloud too, they really can keep themselves up to date with what is going on within the business and act accordingly.