Short Term Data Storage
Short Term Data Storage is typically described as the length of a research process from initiation to final publication, plus three years. This is because as the designated steward of research data, MSU Faculty are required to retain primary data for three years after publication. Given that storage and backup of research data oftentimes involves managing personal, departmental, and university-wide storage solutions it can be difficult to provision for this three year baseline. The following service providers offer short-term storage.