File Sharing and Data Storage

Duke offers both on premises and cloud based services for storing, backing up, and recovering your personal files. Duke's Office of Information Technology provides several tiers of local centrally managed storage and backup services. Detailed information on these services are available on the OIT web site. Personal file storage is provided via CIFS and NFS. Detailed information on these services are available on the OIT web site. Note that as a faculty member or staff, you may have access to additional file space provided by your department. For details on your department's file storage services, contact your department's IT support staff.

Duke is now also offering cloud based storage options for faculty, staff and students.

  • Duke’s Box is a cloud-based storage and collaboration service for all Duke University and Duke Medicine faculty, staff and students. With Box, users can access, store and share content securely with Duke and non-Duke users — anywhere, anytime, on any device. Visit the FAQ page for more information.

  • Microsoft OneDrive for Business allows you to store, sync, share files and collaborate with others at Duke online. It also allows you to use the mobile version of Microsoft Office, available free through Duke's site license with Microsoft, so you can edit, share and collaborate on documents using your mobile device or tablet.. For more information on this service, please visit Duke's Office365 information page.