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Cloud computing is not only changing the way we save our personal information online it's also giving small businesses a chance to appear bigger.
Joining me now is lower right He sees -- CEO of sugar sink a leader and personal cloud services thank you for joining us today Laura.
Thanks for having me so let me start off by asking you know many of our viewers watching our heavy data users they don't even really understand what the cloud is much less what it can do for that.
So how do you convince this consumer base of why they should be in the cloud.
And out what the value -- Isn't that how does it really just helps you do you know manage your life I'm more easily so.
I'm with the cloud you can have all of your -- all of your files your photos your picture is.
Even your music and videos available Qiyue anytime anywhere from any device now that.
So many of us actually a billion of us have Smartphones.
And these smart -- are connected at broadband speeds the cloud gives you access to all of your information anytime.
And so how do you go about choosing out of the many options out there year 01 choice drop boxes another choice.
How do we go about choosing amongst all the particular solutions out there.
Well what things to think about is what type of device to use so shares think is available on 95%.
Of all Smartphones.
You know if your family and you know has different -- -- mom likes and I found in data like the black barrier -- -- -- your small business has people using different platforms.
Servicing is a great choice because it's really flexible you can use any type of device.
And one of the other great things about sugar saint -- it allows you to work the way you wanna work it's very flexible very powerful.
You can choose any folder on your computer for -- you can take your files folders music video offline on -- your device so.
Perhaps you might not have access to the Internet appear on an airplane and -- and is very powerful and flexible.
We just -- a graphic of all the three big player is in a cloud computing space.
Drop box in particular has been in the news all throughout the week as a possible target -- Google what do you make of all of this and is there room for all three of you in the marketplace.
I think right now that.
We are just at the very beginning.
Cloud computing in this space.
I think it's an enormous market on the cloud can really be used productively by anyone with a computer and the smart -- And out of those billion today are many billions of people in the future I think.
There's been any real her more than a couple of players so yeah I'm really excited I think the fact that drop box got a great valuation is great news for that.
For the cloud space.
We're seeing tremendous growth in our business.
So you know it's not surprising to me and that were really bullish on the cloud right now.
And really great price points a hundred dollars a year to take advantage of sugar -- services say you're coming -- it from.
And affordability perspective as well before I let you go Laura.
I know that your graduate of the business school it I also went to Harvard Business School do you have any advice out there to fellow MBAs or really anybody out there because lot of people have there.
-- -- entrepreneurship hat on.
On any advice for anyone interested in starting -- -- starting a company in this environment.
You know I don't think it's there's ever been any easier time to start a company in the tools and technologies are very accessible.
So -- you know the way I did my -- I I got a lot of experience first and then I went out and became an entrepreneur.
But I would just say that one of those graduates go for it.
This is such and -- time in the market and you can.
You know I I think what technology we can really improve peoples' lives and change the world and I would say to them go for it go for a.
Absolutely great advice and down -- EC's -- CEO of sugar sank.
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