Providing, administering and backing up Columbia's enterprise computing storage space.
Also known as Storage as a Service (SaaS).
CUIT offers storage on NetApp arrays within the CUIT infrastructure and provides backups (if requested) using our Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) backup environment. If Disaster Recovery (DR) is purchased, data will be replicated to our Syracuse DataCenter or to Amazon (AWS)
Network File System (NFS)
Common Internet File System (CIFS)
Storage tiers available:
SATA: recommended for low workload; mostly for file storage
SAS: recommended for normal applications as well as databases
SSD: recommended for applications and databases which are very sensitive to latency and require high throughput
Storage hosting policies:
Adherence to all CUIT policies including Data Classification, Security and Standard Operating Environments
In most cases, storage is purchased as part of a CUIT-hosted Virtual Machine which is billed separately
Backups are retained for 35 days unless superseded by an alternate agreement outlining custom retention policies
Data may be backed up to local storage and replicated to our Disaster Recovery Site in Syracuse, or in Amazon (AWS)