UVM provides a number of file storage solutions available to all UVM affiliates. Storing your data in a university-approved location ensures that your data is protected, backed up, and that you will have support in case of accidental deletion or other loss.
What storage solution should I use?
This includes data for individual use such as work documents, pictures, videos, etc.
Storage Solutions by Content/Security Requirements
|Content/Security Requirement||Microsoft OneDrive*||Microsoft Teams*||Shared Drive||Netfiles||SharePoint*|
|Research data (less than 1 TB)|
|Research data (more than 1 TB)|
Storage Solutions by Feature/Capability
|Feature||Microsoft OneDrive*||Microsoft Teams*||Shared Drive||Netfiles||SharePoint*|
|Sharing within department|
|Sharing across departments|
|Mobile device Support|
|Accessible off campus (no VPN)|
|Accessible off campus (with VPN)|
|File Versioning/File History|
|Offline Access (local syncing of data)|
* When logged in to UVM’s instance using UVM NetID
1 Low risk is data that is generally available publicly
2 Medium risk data is not generally available publicly
4 Restricted data is data for which protections are explicitly prescribed by contract, regulation, or law (e.g., cardholder data/PCI-DSS, CUI/DFARS 252.204-7012, PHI/HIPAA) Please contact the Information Security Office if you need to store this kind of data.
5 Sharing externally managed via Globus