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Storage Options

Storage Options

We offer multiple tiers of data storage depending on performance and capacity requirements.

Data Storage Options: High Performance with Data Recovery (Tier I)

  • All virtual machines (VMs), email services (Exchange), SharePoint, Home Directory, Databases, and Enterprise File Services (ES1 & ES3) are only offered on Enterprise Storage.
    • VMs
      • Backups (tape) optional.
      • One-hour standard engineer setup fee.
      • 10GB minimum increments.
    • Email Services (ITS Exchange)
      • Backups (tape) included. Keep backups for 14 days.
      • With one-hour standard engineer setup fee.
      • 6 GB with no storage fees. An additional 2GB can be requested for a maximum of 8 GB. An additional setup fee will be charged for requested increases.
    • SharePoint
      • No optional backups. Data recovery only.
      • One-hour standard engineer setup fee.
      • 3GB standard, incremental 1GB up to 10GB.
    • Home Directory
      • Initially 4 GB with no storage fees. Additional storage can be purchase in 10GB increments which will be charged at the Tier I storage rate.
    • Microsoft SQL (MSSQL)
      • 1 GB increments.
    • Enterprise File Services (ES1 & ES3)
      • Backups (tape) required and charged at the backup rate.
      • One-hour standard engineer setup fee.
      • 10GB initial setup with 10 GB minimum increments.
      • Includes snapshots/shadow copies made locally twice daily, kept 30 for days.
    • SMB/NFS (leased space)
      • 10GB initial setup with 10GB minimum increments.
      • Backups optional.
      • One-hour standard engineer setup fee.
      • Includes snapshots/shadow copies made hourly, kept for 24 hours. Includes snapshot/shadow copy made once daily, kept 14 days.
      • Includes replication — copies made twice daily at a different data center.

Data Storage Options: High Performance without Data Recovery (Tier II)

  • SMB and NFS (leased space) shares only.
  • 10GB initial setup with 10GB minimum increments.
  • Initial setup for new storage requires one-hour standard engineer setup fee.
  • No backups available.

Data Storage Options: Standard Performance with Data Recovery (Tier III)

  • SMB and NFS (leased space) shares only.
  • Appropriate for the HPC Cluster.
  • Initial setup for new storage requires one-hour standard engineer setup fee.
  • 250GB initial setup with 250GB minimum increments.
  • Backups optional.
  • Includes replication — copies made twice daily at a different data center.

Data Storage Options: Standard Performance without Data Recovery (Tier IV)

  • SMB and NFS shares only.
  • Initial setup for new storage requires one-hour standard engineer setup fee.
  • 250GB initial setup with 250GB minimum increments.
  • No backups available.

Value Storage

  • Best for expert users who can manage and back up their own data.
  • Store sensitive and non-sensitive UVA data.
  • 1–5 TB (1000–5000 GB) increments.
  • UNIX permissions only
  • No snapshots, replication, or backups.
  • No ITS support provided.
  • Learn more about Value Storage »

Storage Pricing (excludes Value)

Storage

Type Cost
Tier I—Enterprise Storage (High Performance Capacity with Data Recovery) $0.82 per GB per year
Tier II—High Performance Capacity $0.59 per GB per year
Tier III—Standard Performance Capacity with Data Recovery $0.48 per GB per year
Tier IV—Standard Performance Capacity $0.25 per GB per year
Value $0.03-$0.10 per GB per year

Please note: A one-hour consult fee will be applied for all new services.

Calculate my yearly cost for gigabytes of Tier I-IV storage

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Get This Service!

To order, please go to the Enterprise Storage Form available through the ITS Services Portal.

  Page Updated: Tuesday 2017-06-27 13:13:11 EDT