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Why Cloud Computing is the Next Big Thing
By The Smart Investor  •  February 16, 2021
Computing has come a long way over the last four decades. During the 1960s and 1970s, mainframe computers dominated the scene with huge, clunky machines that required massive amounts of space. As computing power grew exponentially over the years, the size of computers also shrank in tandem. As computers become more compact in the 1990s, they were still mainly standalone modules and could not connect. That all changed with the advent of the internet. Once connected, computers could then begin “talking” to one another, ushering in a new era of computing that bridged vast distances. This change proved to be crucial during the last year’s pandemic.. The true power of computing, represented today by cloud computing, was able to connect workers wherever they were in the world. In a nutshell, cloud computing uses a network of servers on the internet to manage and process data, delivering software from the cloud....
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By The Smart Investor
The Smart Investor is co-founded by David Kuo, Joanna Sng, and Chin Hui Leong. The company was formed in late 2019 from the ashes of the Motley Fool Singapore. The Smart Investor believes that everybody can learn how to invest, smartly. We aim to educate people on how to invest smartly by providing investing education, stock commentary and market coverage for Singapore and around the world.

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