22nd February, 2020

This Is Why Cloud Storage For Nomads Is Vital To Location Independence

Don't panic. Hide the netflix remote and focus. After reading this you will be the ultimate Cloud Storage guru. Let's make you sound brilliant the next time you're discussing Location Independence.

Changing World of Storage

In the world of Location Independence, Cloud Storage is a key part of the conversation.

Why is Cloud Storage even worth discussing anyway?

That's what we are here to find out.

Cloud storage is a service model in which data is transmitted and stored on remote storage systems. It is maintained, managed, backed up and made available to users over a network, like the internet.

With that in mind, the affect it has on being location independant can be more easily identified.

You are in good hands. We know a alot about cloud storage. We use it ourselves.

So let us see what you will discover.

Stats suggest that people who show active interest in cloud computing by reading about it online are more likely to have a better understanding.

Putting Cloud Storage into Action

Put yourself in the shoes of someone who deals with cloud storage day in day out.

Which exact words do you associate with cloud storage?

Server, Sky disk, Access, Magic?

Now open your eyes and pretend you forgot everything.

We are going to make this very easy for you.

Let's start with the following.

No need for excess hardware

To begin, it is best to start with a firm understanding of the following.

In terms of being location independent, a key aim is to simply have less stuff. A minimalist approach is vital. Getting rid of any non required items is a priority.

So, with cloud storage, you can say goodbye to carting a hard drive around with you everywhere you go.

Now you have your first point of reference for Cloud Storage

Next you need to consider the following.

Infinite amount of storage

You can control the size of your storage.

Unlike with a hardware device where the storage capacity is capped, cloud storage services like Google Drive and Dropbox are usually scale-able. This means that as you need more space, you can just pay for more. No more needing to run back through your files and delete files to clear room on your hard drive.

Now you have doubled your knowledge.

With that aspect behind you, this next part will seem simple.

It is much, much cheaper

You will ultimately save money by storing your data and files in the cloud.

This money saving is seen in not having to buy new hardware when the drive gets old, not having to pay a technician to retrieve your data when it gets damaged, and also cheaper to travel as you are carrying less weight.

And that wraps up our third point.

Tie all these point together and you have a solid foundation.

And this is a great start to forming your own opinion.

You've levelled up yet again.

Try Cloud Storage and see for yourself

That brings our main points about Cloud Storage to an end.

You should know be able to at least have basic understand of Cloud Storage when it comes to becomming Location Independant.

Write down any additional thoughts you have on Cloud Storage.

That's all we will cover in this particular snapshot. What a great topic it is.

Who knows what the future will hold for Cloud Storage? We'll just need to be patient for the time being. Your guess is as good as mine.

Hopefully this knowledge is helpful.

We request one thing further.

Leave any questions or comments you have below.

There are plenty of other posts about being Location Independant so have a look around for more information.


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