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Files and Backup
FileCloud for Storage and Share
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FileCloud is a way to access the Network drives from your laptop, mobile and the web (mainly) when you are outside campus. FileCloud provides mobile access apps for iOS and Android phone and tablets and sync clients for Windows, Mac and Linux. You also have the option of mounting your FileCloud data as a Windows drive using FileCloud client (Cloud drive)

Backup with CrashPlan
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CrashPlan PROe is a multi-platform enterprise backup solution from Code42, which will backup faculty and staff’s home directories on their University or Research provided computers. The CrashPlan client is very robust and lightweight and runs in the background and does not require any user interventions to keep your files safe and protected.  This service is available only to staff and faculty, users can backup multiple clients, as long as they are used for work, and are within the Quota.  Initially a Quota of 200GB will be provided for each user, that can be used across multiple devices.

Network Drive (S)
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The network drives are a way to share data among faculty, staff, researchers, and students without having to send email attachments. They can be accessed from Windows, Macintosh, and Linux systems.  S Drive (Shared) includes:

Departments:  This is a department’s shared directory (e.g., Departments/IT). Store data here that you wish to share only within your department.

Projects:  This is any team’s shared directory to support their work (e.g., Projects/EventsSupport).

Students:  This directory is meant to facilitate sharing files with student groups.

Andrew FileSystem
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The Andrew File System (AFS) is the name of the distributed file system used at Carnegie Mellon.  AFS enables cooperating hosts (clients and servers) to efficiently share filesystem resources across both local area and wide area networks. Each Carnegie Mellon student, faculty and staff member is allotted AFS space.  AFS is based on the UNIX operating system. To copy or rename a file, change to another directory or list your files, you will use UNIX commands.

Box for Storage and Share
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Box is a cloud storage service available to faculty, staff and students and allows them to access files from any device with an Internet connection. Box can be used to share files and collaborate with any individual with an email address within and outside of the university. The Box Sync service allows file syncing between multiple devices.   The service includes 1TB of storage, mobile access and supported optional features and applications.

System Backup with Backup Exec
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Veritas Backup Exec (formally Symantec Backup Exec) is a data protection software designed for mixed physical and virtual environments like CMU’s.  Supported platforms include VMware virtualization, Windows and Linux operating systems. Backup Exec also provides integrated de-duplication, replication, and disaster recovery capabilities.

Network Drive (U)
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Network Drives, a place to store your data that is accessible from anywhere over the network. The network drives are a way to share data among faculty, staff, researchers, and students without having to send email attachments. They can be accessed from Windows, Macintosh, and Linux systems.  U Drive (Personal) This is a user’s personal (i.e., not shared with anyone) directory. Store your personal work or studies related files here.

Files and Backup
FileCloud for Storage and Share Image
FileCloud for Storage and Share
FileCloud is a way to access the Network drives from your laptop, mobile and the web (mainly) when you are outside campus. ... Read More
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Backup with CrashPlan
CrashPlan PROe is a multi-platform enterprise backup solution from Code42, which will backup faculty and staff’s home dir... Read More
Eligibility:Faculty,Researcher,Staff
Supporting Area:Administration,Teaching
Request Service Through:Automatically Provided,IT Service Desk
Support Availability:University Business Hours
User Guide:https://it.qatar.cmu.edu/support/files-and-backup/
Policies:https://it.qatar.cmu.edu/policies/files-and-backup/
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Network Drive (S)
The network drives are a way to share data among faculty, staff, researchers, and students without having to send email at... Read More
Eligibility:Faculty,Researcher,Staff,Students
Location:Classrooms,Computer Clusters,Conference Rooms,Employee Spaces,Home,Laborotories,Lecture Halls,Library,Office,Open Areas,Student Spaces
Supporting Area:Administration,Outrech,Research,Teaching
Request Service Through:Automatically Provided
Support Availability:University Business Hours
User Guide:https://it.qatar.cmu.edu/support/files-and-backup/
Policies:https://it.qatar.cmu.edu/policies/files-and-backup/
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Andrew FileSystem
The Andrew File System (AFS) is the name of the distributed file system used at Carnegie Mellon.  AFS enables cooperating... Read More
Eligibility:Faculty,Pittsburgh Visitors,Researcher,Staff,Students
Location:Classrooms,Computer Clusters,Conference Rooms,Employee Spaces,Home,Laborotories,Lecture Halls,Library,Office,Open Areas,Student Spaces
Supporting Area:Administration,Research,Teaching
Request Service Through:IT Service Desk
Support Availability:University Business Hours
User Guide:https://it.qatar.cmu.edu/support/files-and-backup/
Policies:https://it.qatar.cmu.edu/policies/files-and-backup/
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Box for Storage and Share
Box is a cloud storage service available to faculty, staff and students and allows them to access files from any device wi... Read More
Eligibility:Faculty,Pittsburgh Visitors,Researcher,Staff,Students
Supporting Area:Administration,Outrech,Research,Teaching
Request Service Through:Automatically Provided
Support Availability:University Business Hours
User Guide:https://it.qatar.cmu.edu/support/files-and-backup/
Policies:https://it.qatar.cmu.edu/policies/files-and-backup/
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System Backup with Backup Exec
Veritas Backup Exec (formally Symantec Backup Exec) is a data protection software designed for mixed physical and virtual e... Read More
Network Drive (U) Image
Network Drive (U)
Network Drives, a place to store your data that is accessible from anywhere over the network. The network drives are a way... Read More
Eligibility:Faculty,Researcher,Staff,Students
Location:Classrooms,Computer Clusters,Conference Rooms,Employee Spaces,Home,Laborotories,Lecture Halls,Library,Office,Open Areas,Student Spaces
Supporting Area:Administration,Outrech,Research,Teaching
Request Service Through:Automatically Provided
Support Availability:University Business Hours
User Guide:https://it.qatar.cmu.edu/support/files-and-backup/
Policies:https://it.qatar.cmu.edu/policies/files-and-backup/