In this report, it will discuss about the cloud technology and security.
Nowadays, many companies are in the field of cloud computing, such as some huge corporation like Google and Microsoft, they provide an online storage space for people, it's allowed people share and synchronization their personal data from different devices. Actually, cloud computing is the next stage in the Internet's evolution, providing the means through which everything — from computing power to computing infrastructure, applications, business processes to personal collaboration — can be delivered to you as a service wherever and whenever you need. The “cloud” in cloud computing can be defined as the set of hardware, networks, storage, services, and interfaces that combine to deliver aspects of computing as a service. Cloud services include the delivery of software, infrastructure, and storage over the Internet (either as separate components or a complete platform) based on user demand. (Judith , Robin, Marcia, Fern) As a great company around the world, Apple* also have their own cloud technology, which called “iCloud”. “iCloud” does more than store your content — it lets you access your music, photos, calendars, contacts, documents and further, from whatever device you’re on. And it’s built into every new iOS device and every brand new Mac. (Apple Inc) In the following, it will go to analysis about the
actual case, and give some useful recommendations. And after that it will discuss about the field of cloud computing about its future.
The iCloud, as the main feature in Apple’s i-products (iPhone, iMac), it becomes more important in recent days. The data shows that in Q2 2013, Apple was revealed that iCloud now has more than 300 million users, it increased by 20% from Q1 2013. And one year ago, it just over 100 million users. (Clover, 2013) Nevertheless, there has a seriously problem that should be faced by everyone whose using the iCloud, the security issues....