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Research data storage

NEW Research storage services available
Whatever your research area we have a data storage service that can support your needs. 

All researchers are entitled to up to 5TB of free cloud storage via Office 365 OneDrive. For collaboration we also offer Microsoft Teams starting at 1TB.



Central performance storage for up to 50TB is available for researchers who: 

  • require high performance  
  • need to store files larger than 15GB in size 
  • require a folder larger than 5TB in size
  • have research contracts that require data to be stored on-site

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All of our storage solutions meet Information Security and GDPR standards for handling personal and commercially sensitive data.

What does the service cost?

The University of Nottingham provides a 'free-at-point-of-use' core storage service, through OneDrive and Teams. This includes 5TB of personal storage and up to 25TB, on request, per Team.

Costs for Central Performance Storage should be included in funding bids. A full list of costs is available on our Digital Research pages.

Information about allocation of services for unfunded research can be found here.

How do I access the service?

All University of Nottingham researchers have access to OneDrive and Teams through their Office 365 accounts. 

Guidance on access to Central Performacne Storage is available on our Digital Research pages O365 login required

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