Department Storage

This service provides a secure file server to MSU’s academic departments and operational units.

Data is replicated between campus data centers every hour.

Daily snapshot occur at 8 a.m., 12 p.m., and 5 p.m., and they are kept for 30 days. Weekly snapshots occur on Sunday at 12 a.m., and they are kept for 90 days.

Snapshots are available using the previous version of Windows.

$100 per 250GB a year

Department Storage is maintained as a 24 x 7 x 365 service. Support hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

There is not regular scheduled maintenance for this service.

No more than 30 minutes of unplanned downtime is expected per month, or an uptime percentage of 99.93%.

Service request will be processed within 48 hours. The response will include the estimated fulfillment date.

Data cannot be shared with partners outside of MSU using Department Storage.