MSU Data Storage Options

ITS-Managed Storage

Personal and Shared Drives (I: and J:):

Local network drives (I: and J:) are stored on servers located at MSU and are available to ITS-supported departments. ITS manages the I: and J: drives and backs up the data on a nightly basis. The I: drive is intended for personal work data. The J: drive is designated for departmental shared data. Requests for creating and granting permission to J: drive folders should be submitted to the ITS Service Desk.

User-Managed Storage

OneDrive for Business:

The cloud-based OneDrive for Business is available for active MSU students and employees. With OneDrive for Business, you can safely access your files and collaborate with others from anywhere, on any device. When using OneDrive for Business, you manage other users’ access to your data. OneDrive for Business is an MSU IT resource. Use caution when sharing data with others regarding legal, regulatory, and University policy requirements. For more OneDrive for Business information visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/onedrive.

MSU Google Drive:

MSU Google Drive is available to currently enrolled students automatically. In addition, MSU Google Drive is available to active MSU employees upon request in the myState portal. Canvas integrates with Google Drive making it easier for instructors to share content and collaborate with students. When using Google Drive, you manage other users’ access to your data. MSU Google Drive is an MSU IT resource. Use caution when sharing data with others regarding legal, regulatory, and University policy requirements. For more MSU Google Drive information and instructions for requesting an account for faculty and staff, visit servicedesk.msstate.edu/googledrive.
 

Please contact the ITS Service Desk by email at servicedesk@msstate.edu or by phone at 662-325-0631 if you need further assistance.

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Article ID: 1533
Created
Tue 1/22/19 5:09 PM
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Wed 7/31/19 1:49 PM