Institutional File Store (IFS) is a service for storage and sharing of everyday documents with colleagues. It is aimed at desktop and laptop users who will have access to files via a mapped drive on their computer. IFS is a centrally hosted UIS service which is managed and deployed by Institutional IT staff.
UIS provided service with data physically located in the University’s central data centres
Users are able to restore previous versions of files
Can be accessed remotely via VPN
Chargeable (per TB per year)
Cannot be accessed by external collaborators