Storage is where your working data and files reside. Options include:
SASC DBSC - In-house SAS Computing-managed Data Backup Service Center provides local disk space and redundancy for ongoing research and lab projects for a fee. Please contact your LSP or email for more information.
Penn+Box — https://www.upenn.edu/computing/box/ — Unlimited cloud storage and free, for every member of the Penn community. Great for collaboration across the school (also able to collaborate outside of Penn).
Cloud services - Penn+Box is the unversity's approved cloud storage solution, offering free unlimited space for members of the Penn community. Files uploaded to this platform can be edited live through the Box Drive app.
Physical - Internal and external drives.
Backup provides redundancy, in case you lose something (disaster recovery) or need to revert to an older version.
SASC DBSC - Our in-house SAS Computing-managed Data Backup Service Center provides local disk space with redundancy for ongoing research and lab projects for a fee ($500/TB/year). Please contact your LSP or email for more information.
CrashPlan Pro –This automatic, cloud-based backup service is “unlimited” and available for $4-5 per user, per month (includes up to 4 devices). The University has a license agreement with Code42 and can be provided through your LSP.
Amazon Glacier — https://aws.amazon.com/glacier/ (inexpensive, "as little as $.007 per gigabyte per month," but pricey for downloads — disaster recovery) for the not-so-secure.
When you are done, and want to share or place your results in stasis.
Physical - Use a personal disk (external disk/optical/tape). There are a variety of options for personal archiving to external USB drives, DVD, etc. Operating systems include scheduled backup capability: Mac/Time Machine, PC/Windows Backup
Physical - Archive using removable media (optical/tape) - iron mountain http://www.ironmountain.com/
Amazon Glacier - https://aws.amazon.com/glacier/
You may also want to check out our information on Big Data.