AFS (Andrew File System) is a distributed, networked file system that enables efficient file sharing between clients and servers. AFS files are accessible via the Web or through file transfer programs such as OpenAFS or Fetch (Macintosh) and SecureFX (Windows). AFS can also be...
AWS S3 Glacier Archive
Glacier and Glacier Deep Archive are two versions of long-term cloud archival storage storage from AWS. They are both intended for "set it and forget it" archiving where retrieval is highly unlikely and data is typically not overwritten.
AWS S3 Object Storage
AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) is object storage that is scalable, durable, highly-available and performant. There are multiple storage classes, with an option to hybridize storage on campus.
Azure Blob Storage
Azure Blob Storage provides scalable, cost-efficient object storage in the cloud. Store performance-sensitive data in Premium, frequently accessed data in Hot, infrequently accessed data in Cool, and rarely accessed data in Archive.
Google Cloud Platform Cloud Storage
GCP Cloud Storage is object storage. It's highly durable and scalable, with different options for redundancy and different tiers for performance and retrievability.
Google Drive is a web and desktop file sync and share service that's part of Google Workspaces (formerly G Suite). It's available to all Stanford affiliates and full-sponsored SUNet IDs. Associated tools include Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and other collaboration tools.
Medicine Box is a file sync and share service for the Stanford Health community. It includes special technologies to secure Protected Health Information. Medicine Box accounts are not interchangeable with Stanford (University) Box.
Microsoft 365 OneDrive
OneDrive is a file sync and share service from Microsoft that's part of Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365). It's available to all Stanford affiliates and full-sponsored SUNet IDs.
Secure AFS is an option for storing High Risk Data in a secure, centralized location. Secure AFS is based on AFS (Andrew File System), a distributed networked file system in wide use at Stanford for general data storage.
SRCC Oak Storage
Oak is a High-Performance Computing (HPC) storage system available to research groups and projects at Stanford. It was purpose-built to hold research data. It provides affordable and scalable storage with a diversity of access methods.
UIT File Storage
File sharing is available using CIFS and NFS protocols; it's intended to be accessed by desktop and laptop computers. This includes low and moderate risk data. Off-campus connections are provided via Stanford VPN. Data is scanned for viruses while stored on campus.
UIT Media Storage
University IT designed the Media Storage service to meet the needs of a pre and post-production video editing workflow. The service is a complete shared-storage solution that supports collaboration across Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X operating systems while supporting the...
UIT Secure File Storage
Secure file sharing is available using CIFS and NFS* protocols; it's intended to be accessed by desktop and laptop computers. This includes high risk protected and non-protected health information. Off-campus connections are provided via Stanford VPN. Data is scanned for...
UIT Server Disk Storage
Designed for server-class computers in UIT-managed data centers, there are two performance tiers: standard and high performance. Network protocols iSCSI, NFS and fiber channel are supported over a private network. The storage can be presented to the server as a local disks (...
Wasabi Cloud Storage
Designed to be a drop-in replacement for AWS S3 for multi-cloud solutions, Wasabi is value-oriented, high-performance, low-latency and highly-available cloud object storage offering.