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Custom Storage

In September 2024, rates will change for several technology services provided by University IT. View FY25 rate changes.

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