advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing

Advantages

  1. No need to install
  2. Saves hard disk space
  3. Easy access to your software/files; can be ran anywhere as long as there is internet connection
  4. Saves you money from buying software licenses and additional hard disk space
  5. No need to update because it updates automatically
  6. Minimum system requirements
  7. Back up and data recovery are relatively easier than  on a physical device

 

Disadvantages

  1. Can be hampered down by slow internet speed; no connection, no cloud computing
  2. May still require compatible software like a browser
  3. You do not own the software; you are simply renting it.
  4. Security risk of doing things over the internet as opposed to your personal computer alone
  5. More prone to hacking
  6. Limited control over the infrastracture itself

 

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