- People work from home in the buff? There are many benefits to cloud computing you might not expect. Respondents said benefits include the ability to access work information from home in your “birthday suit” (40 percent) and tanning on the beach and accessing computing files at the same time (33 percent).
- People don’t get cloud computing: A majority of Americans (54 percent) claim to never use cloud computing. Twenty-two percent admitted they pretended to know about the cloud when it came up in conversation.
- But they still use the cloud: Ninety-five percent of respondents actually use cloud computing services, according to the poll, even if they don’t realize it. Fifty-eight percent use social networking sites like Facebook, more than 60 percent shop and bank online, and 29 percent store photos online; all of these are cloud-based services.
- Weather Affects Cloud Computing: Most Americans are unsure about how the cloud works: 51 percent believe stormy weather would interfere with their cloud computing.
Do People Really Know What "the Cloud" Is? (Graphic: Business Wire)
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