Storage

Media Storage

Kaltura MediaSpace is a cloud service providing storage and delivery of online learning media and academic videos for MSU students, faculty, and staff. MediaSpace accepts most common file formats and publishes media to a variety of devices, like smartphones and tablets, without needing to provide additional technical details.

Online Collaborative Spaces

Web-based collaborative workspaces and storage for individuals and departments include Google Apps/G Suite for Education Edition and areas in the D2L Learning Management System.

Efforts continue to provide Spartan Skype for Business and Spartan OneDrive to the MSU community.

Department Storage

MSU Information Technology maintains a highly redundant and secure enterprise class storage environment accessed via a server path, \\fileshare.msu.edu\[your department name]. We offer departments scalable storage to manage their data including automatic backups.

The service provides shared file space for departments that their faculty, staff, and student employees can access from their computers and devices. Different levels of permissions are available and set at the department level.

Technology & Features

  • Highly available and dependable
  • Secure and routinely patched
  • Data can easily be retrieved from a 60-day backup
  • Access is managed at the department level
  • Supports Windows, Mac OS, and Linux operating systems

Cost

$100 per 250GB a year for department storage accessed via a server path, \\fileshare.msu.edu\[your department name]

A Storage Area Network (SAN) environment is also available to provide departments with Virtual Server hosting.