|Opis:||Nowadays, cloud computing represents a novelty, present everywhere, and has become indispensable for everyday use of individual users as well as successful business.
This master's thesis deals with the area of cloud computing, with the emphasis on saving files in the cloud and sharing documents among users. We have presented the most important features of the cloud, together with its strengths and weaknesses, we have made a SWOT analysis, in which we have described the business opportunities and warned the companies of potential dangers of which they should be aware. We have described each type of cloud computing and presented their advantages and disadvantages, we have also presented business potential of cloud computing, and tried to explain why a company should decided to move its business into the virtual cloud. Every time a novelty appears on the market, the major focus is mainly on product safety. This thesis therefore explains the protection of data in the cloud and presents various risks.
We have also briefly described the most popular cloud services and compared them. We have presented the Gartner Magic Quadrant, among witch the leading providers of cloud infrastructure services are Amazon and Microsoft, with Google following them consistently. In the practical part, we have focused in detail on the cloud service Qsynic within the QNAP NAS server and its key services, advantages, and disadvantages. We have briefly described the QNAP NAS server, set up by an educational establishment X, which is used as an example of a company in our thesis. We have described how an educational institution X has implemented this cloud service, what goals they have set for the implementation of Qsynic, and presented their current model of sharing information and data among the employees.
In the conclusion, we have presented our findings and our proposals for improvements.|