ITS Storage Services

Flexible, online storage solutions now include more ways to create, access, store and share your files.

Which online storage solution is right for you?

The university provides multiple options to help you access, share and store the information you need to accomplish your goals at work, school, or in your research. To see how some of the most common U-M services compare, see the Storage Solutions Summary Chart.

Cloud-Based Storage*

U-M was one of the nation's first universities to officially offer an enterprise version of Box, a commercial data storage solution. Available to all U-M students, faculty and staff, this cloud-based service provides unlimited storage to share and discuss files. Learn more about M+Box and create an account on the M+Box site.

All U-M students, faculty and staff have access to an M+Google Drive account with unlimited storage for real-time, online collaboration and document storage. Learn more about Drive and access your account online.

*Both M+Box and M+Google provide file syncing to your computer.

Research Storage

Designed to meet research storage needs at the university, Lustre is one of several high performance computing options offered through the Center for Advanced Computing at U-M's College of Engineering.

Traditional Online Storage

Scalable storage for for administrative and research data.

AFS Storage
Central storage service for units or individuals. Reduced availability expected beginning in 2012-13.

Looking for an automated file backup solution? See our Backup Services