We offer primary data storage in quarter-terabyte increments. Our hardware implementation is modular and grows with demand, with approximately 70 terabytes of usable storage currently deployed.
Storage can be accessed over the network in various ways...
- from Mac and Windows desktop systems via Windows Filesharing (samba)
- from the computational grid via NFS (Network Filesystem)
- from hosted servers via iSCSI or NFS
All primary data storage is backed up nightly to our Tivoli Storage Manager backup service. One backup copy is kept onsite for on-demand restores; a second encrypted backup copy is stored offsite for disaster recovery.
The first 256GB of primary storage is $200/quarter; additional primary storage is $0.17/GB/month. This rate includes nightly and offsite backup service.