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How is T-Storage different from my OneDrive for Business?

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T-Storage offers you 50 GB of cloud-based storage for your files.

  • Managed by OIT and located on the UT network. 
  • You must be on UT’s network or connecting through the VPN in order to access your home area. 
  • If you are saving your files from any of the OIT Computer Labs, then they will be stored in your T-Storage home area by default.
  • Associated with your NetID
  • You will retain access to your home area for 1 year after you have left the University
  • Backed up on the following schedule:
    • Hourly backups - Created every 2 hours from 9am to 7pm; available for 2 days.
    • Nightly backups - Created nightly; available for 28 days.
    • Weekly backups - Created every Monday; available for 90 days.
    • Instructions for recovering files are available for Windows and Mac.

Your OneDrive for Business offers you 5 TB (5000 GB) of Microsoft cloud storage.

  • Hosted by Microsoft
  • Available as part of your Office 365 account
  • You can access OneDrive for Business from anywhere you have internet access

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