User Storage Shifting to the Cloud
09 Jul 2012
According to a new Gartner research report, many computer users are storing their digital content using cloud-based services.
This trend is likely to increase because many consumers are using multiple connected devices, where majority of them are equipped with cameras. This leads to a huge increase in new user-generated content that requires storage. The bulk of the cloud storage needs of consumers will be met by social media sites like Facebook which provides free storage space for consumers to share and upload their photos and videos.
The "personal cloud" is a term that the company uses to describe how the user will shift away from the personal computer and toward the use of multiple devices all syncing back to the same online resource.
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