I just blogged recently about the confirmation of the iCloud on my iPad blog, but thought it would be worth a mention over here, too. Especially given Wired‘s great write up about this 4th go-round for Apple. A choice quote:
Apple is finally getting serious with online media services. The company began building a 500,000-square-foot data center in North Carolina in 2009, which would support an enormous volume of data. […] “The companies that are building the biggest data centers tend to also have the biggest cloud ambitions,” said Rich Miller, an editor of Data Center Knowledge, regarding Apple’s data center […]
Given that I haven’t used MobileMe since it was Mac.com way back in the early 2000s, I’m very excited to see what Apple has in store. If this gives me the ability to upload my music to online storage and access it from anywhere on any Apple device, I’d be willing to pay just about any reasonable monthly fee they can come up with. I suspect I’m not alone in this thinking, either.