Faculty & Staff Backup Options
We exclusively use LochBox for faculty & staff data backup and retrieval. Please be certain to keep copies of all your critical or important data in LochBox.
LochBox is where you should backup all your CSU related data.
As a CSU employee, it’s a good idea to make use of your personal network storage to keep copies of important documents. There are two ways to access your networks storage.
As a CSU student, it’s a good idea to use Lochbox to store all your CSU related documents.
Other cloud storage apps should be used for personal data only. Here are some excellent examples of other storage methods.
Student Cloud Backup Services
There are many services that are free, but charge for advanced features or space. These services are a great place to store your data, but another great feature for most of these services is the effortless synchronization and availability of your files on most of your devices. So a document you created on your desktop is now readily available on your tablet or smartphone. Here is an awesome overview of the most common cloud storage services from the folks over at GetConnected.
Google's Cloud Storage provides a large amount of storage space that is shared amongst your Google Services. You can upload and create documents, in addition to store files of your choosing on their servers.
Dropbox allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder (with the same contents) regardless of which computer is used to view it. Files placed in this folder also are accessible through a website and mobile phone applications.
Microsoft's OneDrive (Previously Skydrive)
Get 7 GB of free cloud storage for your files that's accessible from anywhere with access to free Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote in your browser.