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Data Storage Strategy

ITS is in the process of retiring several servers and assisting users with moving their documents to a cloud storage solution.

Why now? These machines have served us well, but they are all very old and there are risks associated with end-of-life technology. We want take advantage of new functionality to support collaboration and remote work.

Moving to the Cloud Recording
Moving to the Cloud Presentation

Phase 1

Completed April 30, 2021

MyDrive to OneDrive

Phase 2

Starts May 15, 2021

VolShare to SharePoint

Also known as UTDrive and Vol2Share

VolShare to SharePoint Article

Phase 3

Starts January 31, 2022

Replacement Storage

Benefits of Moving to the Cloud

  • Microsoft products are HIPAA & FERPA compliant
  • Ensure your documents are safe, even if your device is lost, stolen or damaged
  • No need for VPN
  • Can access your data/documents from any device (desktop, laptop, tablet, phone)
  • Opportunity to clean up your data (use the 5S method to guide you)
  • Able to share and collaborate on documentsVersion History
  • Training and onsite assistance/support available
  • No cost to you solution 
  • Maximize ROI by using existing software
Aug 19, 2022