The IT industry loves the cloud, but despite enthusiasm among professionals, it seems the general public have been left baffled by this increasingly popular buzzword. In fact, they don't even know what the cloud is when they're using it – despite the popularity of services such as iTunes and Gmail, the vast majority of people don't know they are powered by the cloud. So is it time the IT sector ditched one of its favourite buzzwords to ensure the public know how things work? Read on to find out the full extent of the public's ignorance about cloud.
The research was conducted by Webfusion UK