OneDrive, Teams & Office 365 Groups, Microsoft File Server (DFS), Samba (SMB), Big File Drop Box, Novell

Services (6)

Microsoft Office 365 OneDrive

OneDrive is a file hosting and sharing service in Microsoft Cloud that is included in Office 365 suite of applications available to University of Windsor faculty, staff, and students. The current storage limit for OneDrive users is 1 TB.

Microsoft Teams & Office 365 Groups

Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform that combines workplace chat, meetings, notes, and files. It is built on existing Microsoft technologies like Skype and SharePoint woven together by Office 365 Groups.

Microsoft Distributed File Service (DFS)

I.T. Services maintains a cluster to file servers is that provide on-premise shared storage space for files that can be accessed by the workstations through the network. These shared file spaces are known as "network file shares."

Samba (SMB) File Sharing

Samba provides file sharing services seamlessly integrating Windows and Unix file systems.

Novell File Sharing

Novell is a legacy file sharing platform that has been replaced by Microsoft Teams, OneDrive and Office 365 Groups. All Novell servers are scheduled to be retired in 2019.

Big File Drop Box

Big File Drop Box service uses a combination of e-mail and FTP services to securely share files with others at the University or outside of the University.