IST Utility Storage

Cost: 

Recurring subscription

Cost details: 

$0.05/GB/mo, minimum initial purchase of 1 TB

Data protection levels: 

Local support: 

Yes, local support available for questions and technical problems

Connection methods: 

The IST Storage Team offers two data storage options depending on what type of access is needed: Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS). These are both highly available and highly scalable systems that are offered in two billing tiers: Performance and Utility. No direct web access. Managed storage for less I/O intensive needs or less frequently accessed materials.
Hosted in UCB data center (with UCSD backup available).

Best suited for: 

Storage of large volumes of data with limited I/O requirements Low performance computation File shares Web content delivery Backups

Not well suited for: 

High performance applications

Research data lifecycle: