By this point, you’ve probably heard about the cloud, and you may even be utilizing some of its services. From Netflix, to iCloud, to social media, cloud services are all around us. These services can transform a business is many ways. For example, not only can the cloud save you valuable time and labor costs, it can also keep software up to date, ensure investment and maintenance costs are kept to a minimum, and maintain fully functioning devices. This not only leads to an increase in profits and productivity, but also better protects your data. To comprehend how cloud services are capable of all of this is simply a matter of understanding what the cloud is, how it works, and how various types of cloud services differ.