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File Storage

The University of Dundee provides file storage for students and staff in several ways:

CorporateRemote accessFile Upload LimitOverall Storage Limit
Store sensitive data
File Store, Sync and Share Service (Box) Yes Yes Yes Yes 15GB Unlimited Yes, See Compliance Guidance
Research Data Store Yes Yes Yes Yes As per agreed scope of research project As per agreed scope of research project
Minimum 1TB storage
S Drive No Yes Yes No, unless using VPN Unlimited 1TB Seek guidance (Service Desk)
H Drive Yes Yes No No, unless using VPN As per allowance

100MB Students
1Gb Staff
CLS allowance


OneDrive Yes Yes Yes Yes 10GB 1TB No
UoD DropBox Yes Yes Yes Yes 2GB Unlimited
Files held for 14 days only

Your responsibilities

It is up to individual UoD users to ensure that they understand the type of information they hold, the sensitivity of that information, and to ensure it is handled appropriately.
Please note: It is important that University storage is not used for data, files and images that have copyright elsewhere or are likely to be considered inappropriate.