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Lehigh users have access to numerous storage services in the cloud, and the table below describes them.

Storage System

Notes

Limited To

Storage Size

Cost

Retained Backup

Allowed Data

Lehigh Dropbox

Pros: Paid Lehigh-Vetted Cloud Storage Vendor. 'Unlimited' storage for faculty, deleted files kept for 10yrs; 5 TB space for students. Kumo compatible.

Cons: Accessed via Web, Sync Client

Current Students, Faculty, Staff

Large

-

10 Yr.

II,III,IV

Lehigh Google Drive

Easy to use, limited feature set

Pros: Lehigh user lookup, URL for every doc., folder, sharable outside Lehigh, Kumo compatible.

Cons: Access via browser or sync client (Mac/Windows)

Lehigh Accounts

Large

-

90 day

II,III,IV

Lehigh Microsoft OneDrive

Pros: Integrates well with MS Office software.  Kumo compatible.

Cons: Access via browser or sync client

Lehigh Accounts

Medium

-

-

II,III,IV

Zoom

Video conferencing and recording tool. Optional cloud storage for conference recordings.

-

Small

-

Yes

III, IV

Mahara

Searchable database and flexible display platform for faculty, staff, and student electronic portfolios. Also provides collaborative, networking, and assessment tools.

-

Small

-

Yes

III, IV

Panopto

Video content management system for uploading, managing and sharing video and audio files. Secure place for recorded lectures, flipped classroom videos, campus events. Has built-in video analytics, a web-based video editor, automatic encoding.

Faculty, Staff

Small

-

Yes

III,IV

Scalar

Publishing platform for long-form, born-digital and media-rich scholarship.

-

Small

-

-

III,IV

Ensemble

Structured Storage and Streaming service for non-commercial videos. Access via web only

Faculty, Staff

Medium

-

Yes

III,IV

Qualtrics

Survey Data collection system. Access via web.

Faculty, Staff

Small

-

Yes

II,III,IV

Lehigh Preserve

Lehigh's curated institutional repository. May be an option for public-facing, web-presented, longterm dataset storage.

Lehigh accounts

Large

-

Yes

III,IV

Lehigh CrashPlan Backup

Access only via Client Software. Backup Option -- Saves to Cloud storage.

Faculty, Staff

Medium

$90 / User / yr.

No

II,III,IV

Github

Structured revision control and source code management. Access via Web, Sync Client

Not vetted by legal: choose an appropriate license that clearly specifies the rights granted to others and protects Lehigh University's copyright and intellectual property. 

-

Small

Public: Free

Private: Tiered Fee

Yes

IV

Bitbucket

Not recommended - not vetted





IV

Evernote

Not recommended - not vetted





IV

Personal DropBox, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc.

Not recommended - non-Lehigh contracted, non-managed





IV

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