File Storage Options
University Information Technology offers the following file storage options for MSU
users for storing MSU Owned data.
MSU Owned data should not be stored on any other storage than the options provided on this page. e.g. Box, Dropbox or Google Drive.
The restoration of Opal is in process. We understand that there may be situations
where it is critical to restore certain access more quickly. For those urgently needed
files or permissions, please submit a request at the following form: Microsoft Forms. UIT will fulfill those requests in the order in which they were received, accounting
More information can be found on the UIT News site
Visit the Research Cyberinfrastructure Data Storage Transfer webpage to learn more about options for storing research data
If your Research Data has compliance requirements, please contact contact [email protected]
OneDrive for Business & SharePoint - Microsoft cloud-based storage system.
- Eligibility: Faculty, Staff & Students
- Cost: Free
- More information:
Knox - A secure file server located on campus that uses encryption to safeguard data.
- Eligibility: Faculty & Staff
- Cost: Free
- Request account: [email protected]
- More information: www.montana.edu/knox
Electronic Document Management
The Electronic Document Management (EDM) initiative is a program identified through the OpenMSU initiative. EDM and paperless processes enable Montana State University greater efficiency while pursuing environmentally responsible solutions to document storage needs. More information can be found here: https://www.montana.edu/edm/
Blackmore is a large-scale high performance storage system located at MSU Bozeman. It is backed up and intended for the storage of medium to large active or semi-active detests. More information can be found here: https://www.montana.edu/uit/rci/blackmore/