Have you ever heard someone talking about "the cloud" and wondered what it meant? Although the idea is relatively new, it's not too hard to understand. In fact, you've probably used the cloud many times without knowing it.

What is the cloud? Where is the cloud? Are we in the cloud now? These are all questions you've probably heard or even asked yourself. The term "cloud computing" is everywhere.

Offices used to be cluttered with piles of paperwork and filing cabinets. Since the introduction of computers, this physical clutter has been greatly reduced – many of us now have clear desks and spacious offices. However, that there isn’t still clutter lurking out of sight. In fact, in many cases, it’s simply moved onto our hard drives.