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4. The technologies we use are increasingly cloud-based and delivered over utility networks.

Our current expectation is that the network has almost infinite capacity and is almost free of cost. One hour of video footage is uploaded to YouTube every second; over 250 million photos are sent to Facebook every day.

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ALL: this type of support will move into schools as well over time - especially for independent or non-systemic schools that can't afford on-site IT support but will become more reliant on well supported, always available IT systems for teaching, learning and administration. We already have big systems like DEC NSW using gmail for students and I am sure this use of cloud based services will only increase.


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cloud based access to store records (especially email and other non-strategic, non-financial data) IS becoming more common and increasingly supporting flexible and mobile work practices. This is part of a growing trend supported by organisations like Microsoft who offer Office 365 as a cloud based service through a range of partners and resellers.
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People expect to work, learn, socialize, and play whenever and wherever they want to.