If you've ever had a computer crash then you know the importance of having your files stored in more than one place. Data repositories allow you to post your files to servers that not only keep a back up of your information but also provide you access to your files from web applications or mobile apps from almost anywhere.
Microsoft Sharepoint is now available to Faculty and Staff as an alternative to Blackboard Communities. Sharepoint is only accessible via the campus network or VPN. Details on Sharepoint are available at
. A tutorial on Sharepoint is available at
Dropbox, a free service that lets people bring their documents, photos and videos everywhere and share them easily, today introduced Dropbox for Teams. More than 45 million people already depend on Dropbox, and with Dropbox for Teams, businesses can now experience the same ease-of-use along with new administrative controls, centralized billing, phone support, and plenty of space for everyone on the team.
While DropBox is a free service you should remember that any sensitive or secure information
be stored in your account. Critical information can be stored in Sharepoint.