The State of Cloud Computing [VIDEO]

Not quite sure what "cloud computing" is? Well, watch this video and you'll not only learn what cloud computing is all about, but it will also open your eyes to how you are part of the cloud with almost everything you do on the net. This colorful, quirky and informative video is created by Jess3, a leading data visualization firm, and sponsored by cloud computing giant Salesforce.com.

Not quite sure what “cloud computing” is? Well, watch this video and you’ll not only learn what cloud computing is all about, but you’ll see how you are part of the cloud with almost everything you do on the net. This colorful, quirky and informative video is created by JESS3, a leading data visualization firm, and sponsored by cloud computing giant Salesforce.com.

The video goes through the history of could computing, which really illustrates just how ubiquitous it is. An idea dreamed up over 50 years ago, it was made a reality with the advent of the internet. With pioneers like Salesforce and Amazon pushing cloud computing to its limits in the early days, it is now an integral part of nearly all online interactions on what is called Web 2.0 – consisting of email, social networks, and other products.