The University Information Technology offers the following file storage options to MSU users for sharing and storing data.

Knox - a secure file server located on campus that uses encryption to safeguard data.

Eligibility: Faculty & Staff

Cost: Free

Request account: knox@montana.edu

More information: www.montana.edu/knox

 

Montana State Box - an unlimited cloud-based storage system with built in collaboration tools and versioning.

Eligibility: Faculty, Staff, Students

Cost: Free

Request account:  Accounts are automatically created; access with NetID and password.

More information: www.montana.edu/box

 

OneDrive for Business - Microsoft's cloud-based storage system.

Eligibility: Faculty, Staff & Students

Cost: Free

Request account:  Comes with Office 365 Office ProPlus software.

More information:  

 

Opal - a file server located on the MSU campus.

Eligibility: Faculty, Staff, Students

Cost: 

    • Students: Free
    • Faculty/Staff: $1/100MB/month

Request a new folder or access to existing folder:  

    • Student accounts are automatically created
    • Faculty/Staff: Complete Opal Request form.

More information: Students see Accessing Z:drive