Cloud Computing (also known as on-demand computing) is when, instead of saving your files to a specific computer or USB drive, your files are saved to an internet based application. This means that as long as you have an internet connection, you can access your files from any device! Cloud-based applications are a great way to keep your academic work and resources organized.
Looking for ways to access your information over a variety of devices? These apps allow you to read articles, upload documents, and listen to podcasts, wherever you are.
OneDrive lets students access an online version of many Microsoft Office programs and access your documents from anywhere. As IRSC students, your Rivermail account gives you 1TB (that's a lot of space) for OneDrive. For more information on IRSC student access to more storage space and instructions on how to get your free downloads of Microsoft .
Students can download Microsoft Office 2013 products for free and install them on five different PCs through their RiverMail e-mail account.
Dropbox also lets you sync files across multiple devices and share your files with others.