Data Storage Services
How do I?
- UNSW Research Data Management Plan (RDMP)
- UNSW Data Archive
- Know your Data Storage Obligations (UNSW Data Management Policies and Procedures)
For further information and advice on research data management planning and key UNSW services visit the Research Data Management Toolkit.
About Research Storage at UNSW
UNSW Data Archive
The Data Archive is the UNSW supported research store. This service provides UNSW researchers a free, safe, and secure large-scale storage service to store research data for long-term preservation.
Completion of a Research Data Management Plan (RDMP) is a requirement for allocation of storage in the UNSW Data Archive. Research Data Managment Plans are hosted on ResData, the UNSW Library service. Please contact your Faculty Outreach Librarian for assistance in completeing a Research Data Managment Plan (RDMP).
Support for, and futher information regarding, the Data Archive can be found on the Data Archive website.
Other (non UNSW) Storage Options
Cloudstor is a web service on the Australian Academic and Research Network (AARNet) that enables file storage and sharing. You can access CloudStor using your UNSW zID and zPass via the Australian Access Federation (AAF). Cloudstor provides storage up to 100GB of data free of charge. CloudStor can be synchronised to the desktop or accessed via the Web or from mobile devices.
Information and support for Cloudtstor can be found in the following locations:
- UNSW Science Faculty Computing Unit, Service Catalogue
- AARNET Cloud Services & Applications
- CloudStor Flyer PDF (94 KB)
- CloudStor How to Get Started Guide PDF (1 MB)
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions and for support
Note: Storage allocation in Cloudstor above 100GB is known as Cloudstor+ and is a fee based service. Before purchasing any resources we recommend you discuss this with us. Please send an email to email@example.com
Space is a research storage service offered by Intersect. A number of different Space products are now available, these can be used for large scale project storage and collaboration projects. You can access Space storage using your UNSW zID and zPass via the Australian Access Federation (AAF). Storage prices are published on the Intersect website.
Information and support for Intersect Space can be found in the following locations:
- Space brochure PDF
- Email Intersect: Space@intersect.org.au with your questions, and for advice and support
Before purchasing any resources we recommend you discuss this with us. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org