There are several storage offerings available to UC San Diego users, and a number of vendor cloud storage services that may suit your needs. Research IT Services staff can assist you in determining the right solution for your situation; email email@example.com for an appointment or to discuss by email or telephone.
Large File Transfers
Transfer large files to and from campus with the Library's rdl-share.ucsd.edu tool. Just log in with Single Sign-On and use the simple, email-like format to deposit files for transfer and notify individuals of the link to retrieve them.
Campus-Endorsed Cloud Offerings Include:
Microsoft OneDrive offering
Maximum 1 terabyte (1TB)
All UC San Diego staff and faculty (including research staff) are eligible for a free OneDrive account which allows users to keep up to 1TB of files in the cloud.
Campus-Local Offerings Include:
SDSC Project Storage
Interactive & mounted filesystem over 1 terabyte (1TB+)
For larger needs, SDSC’s Project Storage Service provides a network-based storage solution which offers CIFS/Samba and NFS mounting options. Find project storage service options and pricing.
SDSC Cloud Storage
An object-based storage system with multiple interface methods (1 TB+)
For larger needs, SDSC’s Cloud Storage Service provides an object-based storage system designed to be easy to use for the average
SDSC Sherlock Cloud: HIPAA- & FISMA-Compliant Managed Services
Sherlock Cloud, a managed service offering of SDSC, provides secure data storage and computing capability to UC, academia, state and federal agencies. Sherlock Cloud is both HIPAA and FISMA compliant. It offers a flexible and scalable platform for a variety of projects dealing with sensitive/protected data and
SDSC CommVault Backups
CommVault is a highly customizable backup system available to UC San Diego, members of the UC community, and UC affiliates. While CommVault excels as a backup solution for a group of several workstations, making it an excellent backup choice for collaborative research labs, CommVault also thrives in an enterprise backup role. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
UC San Diego Library Digital Asset Management System (DAMS)
A curated, searchable home for research data; IDI supports data sets of modest size
The UC San Diego Library DAMS is designed to hold curated research data for others to search and cite. It’s the ideal long-term home for data that accompanies a published paper, especially with growing funding agency requirements to make
UC San Diego Library Chronopolis
Long-term archival storage of data (Free)
Chronopolis provides long-term archival storage of data, using active management processes and constant monitoring. It's been certified as a Trustworthy Digital Archive by a standards