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Good afternoon all,


We here at Armstrong are looking at the possibility of using a cloud based storage solution for both file sharing and user storage. The solution I would like to see would be a hybrid of on-site storage for our sensitive/confidential data and the cloud based storage for everything else. I was wondering if anyone is currently is using this model? If so, I have two questions: 1) What cloud solution did you go with? 2) Do you have a policy or guideline that covers the data as far as what can go where in each of the storage solutions?


I am also interested to see what others may have as far as policies covering cloud based solutions when it comes to the Universities data. I have seen some that just flat out say that their policy is that you cannot use it.


Thanks for the feedback,






Matt Marmet

Director of IT Security

Armstrong Atlantic State University

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