Cloud Archival Storage Solution (CASS) (UCLA)


Pay per use

Cost details: 

Approximately $137/TB/yr ($0.01/GB/mo), minimum purchase of 1 TB.

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CASS is the Cloud Archival Storage Service provided by UCLA. Though supported by a team at UCLA, CASS is available to researchers at other UC campuses and provides a relatively low cost solution for basic large storage. CASS is described as a "Multi-petabyte scale service for network-based storage". Cannot limit access by individual or group.

Best suited for: 

Gathering data, source materials, and documentation; parking data for later preparation, analysis Offsite protection copy Backup (with CrashPlan ProE)

Research data lifecycle: