I want to talk to you today about clouds.
But I’m not here to talk about hyper-scale, public clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, or Google Cloud. They’re great, but for many, they’re overkill.
Instead, most organizations need a way to store our documents and data so we, and our teammates, can easily get our information whether we’re at home or sitting at a convention center in Valencia, Spain.
As it happens, that’s what I’m doing right now.
Twenty years ago, I’d be saving this article to my local hard drive with a USB stick backup. Today, I’m saving it automatically to Google Drive and my Linux-based NextCloud instance on my TMD Hosting server back in Chicago.