Computer software: the basics

Cloud computing - software as a service

Cloud computing lets you file and access documents, emails, customer information, business applications and other assets are all stored online - 'in the cloud'. This makes them accessible from any computer or mobile device with an internet connection and a web browser.

Cloud computing is very flexible. It can help you make the most of a limited IT budget, while giving you access to the latest technology and professional support. However, there are also some potential disadvantages it is important to consider before making a final decision. For more information see our guide on cloud computing.

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