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Central File Services
NDSU File Services provide NDSU employees with a secure location to store and back-up files, and also provide an easy method for sharing files with others within and across departments.
NDSU's Central File Services includes data storage, backup and sharing for departments and individuals. File Services are commonly referred to as Windows File Services or the S:, X:, and U: drives:
- S: drive for department shared folders and files
- X: drive for cross-department shared folders and files
- U: drive for individual user's storage
- R: large quota storage for researchers starting at 5Tb (request via the Help Desk)
Data SecuritySuitable for data protected by FERPA, and suitable for IRB data and Intellectual Property. If you are storing data that may be impacted by export control restrictions, please contact NDSU's chief IT security officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Central File Services is NOT suitable to store Personal (Non-NDSU) Information