Why isn't cloud storage X option available?


A question we frequently receive is why there are only a limited number of cloud storage solutions recommend, and supported by the University of Alaska. Read on to find out more.



There are many online storage services available such as Dropbox, Box, iCloud Drive, SpiderOak, and Amazon Drive to name but a few. However, since the university already offers several robust online storage options with OneDrive for BusinessMicrosoft TeamsSharePoint OnlineGoogle Drive, and Google Team Drives there are few, if any, features that these other services provide that is not a feature of one or more of the currently available solutions. Additionally, many of these services require a monthly subscription that would be the responsibility of the individual to pay for.

Need additional help or have issues

For support, requests may be submitted anytime by Requesting Support for the Microsoft 365 @ UA or Google Workspace @ UA services. Support Requests are worked by Priority based on the Impact and Urgency of need as well as the order they are received by the IT Employees with the knowledge and permissions to assist with the request.

For immediate assistance please review the Contact Us page for ways to contact the appropriate support group.



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