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File Storage

SOM has several options available to you to store your files in a safe and reliable way.  Our recommendation is to use Microsoft 365 whenever possible.  M365's storage platforms include OneDrive, Sharepoint and Teams, and offer secure storage, easy file sharing and collaboration, and ongoing data backups. 

SOM has a BAA in place which allows PHI/PII to exist in our Microsoft 365 environment.

Take a look at this storage matrix to see storage limits and other features of our file storage platforms.

 
Microsoft Teams
OneDrive
SOMFiles
Local Storage
Available to all SOM users?
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Maximum Storage Limit
25TB per Team.  25TB additional storage for each private channel within a Team.
5TB per user.
10GB Initially; Expandable upon request.
Dependent on size of user's local hard drive.
Data backed up by
SOM IS?
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
How long is deleted data available for restoring?
Indefinitely
Indefinitely
Varies; depends on needs.
N/A
Data available outside UMB campus?
Yes
Yes
Yes if connected to AVD or VPN
No
Data available on mobile devices?
Yes
Yes
No
No
Data available in a web browser?
Yes
Yes
No
No
Data sharing between SOM users?
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Data sharing between non-SOM or external users?
Yes
Yes
No
No

 

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Click to learn more about these storage options:

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