Channels: A channel is a set of settings for image processing in the cloud. You might have channels that prepare images for different uses such as for web and social media or different kind of printing processes like news print or coated paper. Below a list of channels: 


In the menu on the left, under "channels", you have the option to add a new channel, change the status of a selected channel (from active to standby or vice versa), delete a channel, or edit the settings. Below a screenshot with the "Default channel" on standby: 



Workflows: A workflow is a set of local input, output and error folders that you connect to a channel. Below an example of local folders that connect to the "Default" channel: