AARNet’s home-grown cloud data storage and transfer systems continue to grow in use, clearly meeting the real needs of researchers.
Currently, CloudStor (our file transfer system) has over 11,000 unique users, and has transferred over 175,000 files since its launch, mostly within Australia but also to 94 other countries.
CloudStor+, our ad hoc cloud storage service for researchers (who can use up to 100GB free of charge) already has over 1,800 users, with a total of 7TB of storage currently in use. CloudStor+ was recently described by an independent member of the research support community as “like Dropbox but better”.
AARNet believes that a range of cloud storage solutions is required to meet the various needs of researchers, and feels that services like CloudStor+ fill a niche between institutional storage and RDSI national storage solutions.
Reinforcing our belief in a diversity of solutions, we partnered with Box to provide a highly versatile storage solution to Australian researchers, and all AARNet customers, whose needs may be better suited to that product.
View our portfolio of services to find out more.
May 18, 2017
AARNet has deployed CloudStor Collections (version 1.1) for all users of the AARNet CloudStor service. CloudStor Collections is a new cloud-based data packaging tool for researchers, research data managers, data curators and archivists, developed through a partnership between AARNet, Intersect and Western Sydney University. CloudStor is AARNet’s cloud-storage platform for storing...
May 11, 2017
Researchers, academics and students from across the globe are getting online at Queensland’s health centres and hospitals safe in the knowledge that their data is secure and without the need for guest passwords. This seamless access is thanks to the availability of eduroam, the secure global roaming wireless network for...
Mar 30, 2017
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Western Sydney University (WSU) partnered with AARNet and Zoom to deploy Zoom and Zoom Rooms across their eight campuses and has seen video collaboration increase by 400% while video conferencing costs dropped dramatically. We interviewed WSU CIO Kerry Holling and Senior Project Manager Geoff Lambert to learn more about the university's...