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File Storage

The School of Nursing offers 2 storage options, these are detailed at a high level below.  Follow the links to find out more.

Network Drive Storage

The V, K and O drives.

Office 365 Storage (SkyDrive and SharePoint Site Collections)

HIPAA compliant, cloud-based collaborated storage that is available anytime, anywhere through browsers and a wide range of internet connected devices.

Comparing the Options

The following table may assist users in determining what file storage solutions to adopt, based on educational or research need.

 

SkyDrive Pro

Site Collection (O365)

K O V Drives

Storage Capacity

25GB

UW Shared 5TB

5TB – expandable

Access method

Browser

MS Office

Browser

MS Office

SoN Network

Remote Desktop Connection

HIPAA Compliant

Yes

Yes

No

Permissions granularity

Low (read and edit only)

High

High

UW External Sharing

No

No

Yes, with sponsored NetID

Control point

Tied to UW NetID of file/folder owner

Tied to UW NetID of file/folder owner

Tied to the SoN

Shared application access to files

Poor, user only is best

Not out of box

Yes

Backups

Yes, continual.  Backup to UW backup is end-user driven, manual process

Yes, continual.  Backup to UW backup is end-user driven, manual process.

Yes, backed up to UW TSM service once per day.

Version control

Yes, rich versioning features on by default.

Yes, rich versioning features configurable.

Limited.