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Recommendation

CyBox or OneDrive. CyBox or OneDrive. LSS, OneDrive, or storage provided by departmental IT. LSS, OneDrive, or storage provided by departmental IT.

Characteristics

Data stored for academic purposes (classes, projects, group work, etc.) Data is typically accessed frequently and not large in capacity. Data stored for departmental purposes. Data is typically accessed frequently, has some level of restriction, and not large in capacity. Data stored for research purposes. Data is typically accessed frequently, often has moderate restriction, and can be large in capacity. Data stored for retention purposes. Data is typically accessed infrequently, has some level of restriction, and can be large in capacity.

Benefits

Free to users. Accessible worldwide and easily shared with internal/external collaborators. Free to users. Accessible worldwide and easily shared with internal/external collaborators. LSS is on-campus and accessible through a mapped drive. OneDrive is free to users, accessible worldwide, and easily shared with internal/external collaborators. LSS is on-campus and accessible through a mapped drive. OneDrive is free to users, accessible worldwide, and easily shared with internal/external collaborators.

Drawbacks

Limited storage allocation and a PC client needs to be installed for easy access to files. Limited storage allocation and a PC client needs to be installed for easy access to files. Small yearly charge for LSS. OneDrive has a limited storage allocation and software needs to be installed for easy access to files.   Small yearly charge for LSS. OneDrive has a limited storage allocation and software needs to be installed for easy access to files.  

 

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