IS Foundation Services provides an enterprise-class site & hardware redundant storage area network, designed to meet the growing information technology (IT) needs of UMKC. The following storage options are offered.
Personal Storage (Q:)
IS Foundation services provides 500 MB of personal storage space for all students, staff, or faculty (accessible via the Q: drive).
Group Storage (N:)
Information Services provides the following free storage quota for departments & schools (presented on the N: drive):
Schools can elect to use either quota mechanism (but not both). Fees for storage use beyond the standard quota follow the standard storage fees (outlined below).
- 200 GB per department
- 1000 GB per school
Student Organizations are eligible to receive 10 GB of free storage (presented on the N: drive).
Additional Storage (Fee-based)
Storage hosted on Information Services’ site & hardware redundant storage area network runs $0.60 per GB per year (or 5 cents per GB per month). Storage is snapshotted nightly (retained 7 days) and every half-hour (retained 24 hours). Site-to-site replication of data occurs every half-hour and is retained 24 hours.
If you require support with an existing service, would like to request a new service, or wish to report an outage, please contact the IS Call Center.