Best For Solution Free Allocation Cost for Additional Access Limitations Provider Who to Contact
Department Shared Files (Office, PDF, etc.) Including Sensitive Data Teams or Office 365 Group 5 TB No cost to customers for up to 25 TB allocation. Requests for quota increases are currently no charge in 5 TB increments. PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps ITS Dept. IT Staff
Home Directories and Peer to Peer Collaboration OneDrive for Individuals 1 TB There is no cost to the service for current onyen-affiliated students, faculty, and staff members. PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps External sharing of sensitive data is not permitted. ITS ITS Service Desk
Collaboration Office 365 – SharePoint 5 TB No cost to customers for up to 25 TB allocation. Requests for quota increases are currently no charge in 5 TB increments. Web Complex to take advantage of. ITS Dept. IT Staff or ITS Service Desk
Department Shared Files (Office, PDF, etc.) storage.unc.edu (NAS) 10 GB/FTE (By Dept.) $1/GB/Year (200 GB Blocks) PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps No Sensitive Information. Not available for students. ITS Dept. IT Staff
Sensitive Dept. Shared Files (HR, Finance, etc.) secnas.unc.edu (SecNAS) 1 GB/FTE (By Dept.) $1/GB/Year (200 GB Blocks) PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps Expensive for large needs. Not available for students. ITS Dept. IT Staff
Best For Solution Free Allocation Cost for Additional Access Limitations Provider Who to Contact
Active Course Materials Sakai 2GB Not Applicable Web Lifecycle management. ITS Help Request
Archive Course Materials Carolina Digital Repository Not Limited Not Applicable Web, Digital Objects ID Lifecycle management. UNC Libraries cdr@unc.edu
Rich Media Undergrad. Library Media Lab Not Limited Not Applicable Library based. Availability, Management, Lifecycle. UNC Libraries mrc@unc.edu
Archived Research Carolina Digital Repository 2 TB/Research Group. Larger deposits may be available. Free Web, Digital Objects ID. Access can be limited. Onyen required. UNC Libraries cdr@unc.edu

Storage of research data should be done in consultation with your IT data security staff to ensure the procedures meet IRB requirements for data security.

Best For Solution Free Allocation Cost for Additional Access Limitations Provider Who to Contact
Cluster Computing Results Cluster Computing NAS No Free Allocation $300/TB/Year Research Computing Host Cluster computing use only. Research Computing Onyen Services – Register for Cluster Computing
Cluster Computing Temporary Cluster Computing Scratch Not Limited Free Within Reason Research Computing Host 21 day idle retention before removal. Research Computing Onyen Services – Register for Cluster Computing
Sensitive Research Collaboration Secure FTPS Not Limited Free Within Reason FTPS Explicit Application Onyen required. Research Computing research@unc.edu
Research Collaboration Virtual FTP Not Limited Free Within Reason Web, FTP Non-onyen upload only. Research Computing research@unc.edu
Archived Research Mass Storage 2 TB/User, 10 TB/Dept. $100/TB/Year Research Computing Host Access Latency. Research Computing Onyen Services – Register for Mass Storage
Non-sensitive Research UNC Dataverse 2GB/file upload. Not Limited within reason Free within reason; Quotes provided for projects >1TB Web, DOIs, Access Restrictions Available Available to all users, not limited Odum Institute Dataverse Account Request
Archived Research Carolina Digital Repository 2 TB/Research Group. Larger deposits may be available. Free Web, Digital Objects ID. Access can be limited. Onyen required. UNC Libraries cdr@unc.edu
Best For Solution Free Allocation Cost for Additional Access Limitations Provider Who to Contact
Theses/Dissertations, Grey Literature, Pre/Post Prints Carolina Digital Repository 2 TB/Research Group. Larger deposits may be available. Free Web, Digital Objects ID. Access can be limited. Onyen required. UNC Libraries cdr@unc.edu
Best For Solution Free Allocation Cost for Additional Access Limitations Provider Who to Contact
Department Shared Files (Office, PDF, etc.) Including Sensitive Data Teams or Office 365 Group 5 TB No cost to customers for up to 25 TB allocation. Requests for quota increases are currently no charge in 5 TB increments. PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps ITS Dept. IT Staff
Home Directories and Peer to Peer Collaboration OneDrive for Individuals 1 TB There is no cost to the service for current onyen-affiliated students, faculty, and staff members. PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps External sharing of sensitive data is not permitted. ITS ITS Help Desk
Collaboration Office 365 – Sharepoint 5 TB No cost to customers for up to 25 TB allocation. Requests for quota increases are currently no charge in 5 TB increments. Web Complex to take advantage of. ITS Dept. IT Staff
Department Shared Files (Office, PDF, etc.) storage.unc.edu (NAS) 10 GB/FTE (By Dept.) $1/GB/Year (200 GB Blocks) PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps No Sensitive Information. Not available for students. ITS Dept. IT Staff
Sensitive Dept. Shared Files (HR, Finance, etc.) secnas.unc.edu (SecNAS) 1 GB/FTE (By Dept.) $1/GB/Year (200 GB Blocks) PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps Expensive for large needs. Not available for students. ITS Dept. IT Staff
Sensitive Research Collaboration Secure FTPS Not Limited Free Within Reason FTPS Explicit Application Onyen required. Research Computing research@unc.edu
Research Collaboration Virtual FTP Not Limited Free Within Reason Web, FTP Non-onyen upload only. Research Computing research@unc.edu
Active Course Materials Sakai 2GB Not Applicable Web Lifecycle Management. ITS Service Request
Best For Solution Free Allocation Cost for Additional Access Limitations Provider Who to Contact
Department Shared Files (Office, PDF, etc.) Including Sensitive Data Teams or Office 365 Group 5 TB There is no cost to the service for current onyen-affiliated students, faculty, and staff members. PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps ITS Dept. IT Staff
Home Directories and Peer to Peer Collaboration OneDrive for Individuals 1 TB There is no cost to the service for current onyen-affiliated students, faculty, and staff members. PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps External sharing of sensitive data is not permitted. ITS ITS Help Desk
Collaboration SharePoint365 5 TB No cost to customers for up to 25 TB allocation. Requests for quota increases are currently no charge in 5 TB increments. Web Complex to take advantage of. ITS Dept. IT Staff
Sensitive Dept. Shared Files (HR, Finance, etc.) secnas.unc.edu (SecNAS) 1 GB/FTE (By Dept.) $1/GB/Year (200 GB Blocks) PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX, IOS/Android Apps Expensive for large needs. Not available for students. ITS Dept. IT Staff
Sensitive Research Collaboration Secure FTPS Not Limited Free Within Reason FTPS Explicit Application Onyen required. Research Computing research@unc.edu

Last updated April 13, 2015.