Answered By: Tom Morrell
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2018     Views: 0

Caltech IMSS provides Box.com cloud storage, with unlimited storage for faculty and staff (request an unlimited account at help.caltech.edu by selecting IMSS/Data Storage & Backup; Request Additional File Storage; Box).  Box manages the storage, but you manage access to files. However, Box may not be fast or efficient enough for large amounts of data, and it has a max single file size of 5GB.  If your data management needs are too large for Box, you may want to purchase local storage hardware such as a Network Attached Storage device or storage array.  IMSS and the library can help you decide on what option is best for your needs (help.caltech.edu select IMSS/Data Storage & Backup or email data@caltech.edu).