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Custom Storage

Custom Storage is designed to meet the unique needs of research, instructional, and enterprise computing.

Custom Storage services begin with consultation and requirements gathering; the Enterprise Technology Storage Team will work with clients, vendors, and other Stanford IT organizations to create and/or coordinate the fastest, most secure, and most cost-effective solutions for each client's storage needs.


  • High-performance, low-latency computing arrays designed for frequent read/write databases
  • Snapshot, replication, BCV, disk-to-disk data integrity models
  • Integration of vendor storage solutions into Stanford University storage and backup networks
  • Secure solutions which emphasize PCI, HIPAA, and ISO compliance

Designed for

Current faculty and staff.


A service subscription.


Rates are set as part of the design of the Custom Storage service. The rates will be specified in a custom Service Level Agreement.

Get started

Please submit a service order via OrderIT, or by calling 5-HELP (option 2). For additional information about Custom Storage, please submit a Help request.

Get help

  • Custom Storage support is unique, and in some cases it is the support model that makes the storage a custom model.
  • For assistance, please submit a Help request. Tickets are assigned and responded to per Service Level Agreement escalation guidelines.

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Last modified August 1, 2020