Carnegie Mellon University

File Storage Comparison

Which file storage option is right for me? 
 
  Box Logo drive.svg myfiles.svg AFS Logo
Collaboration        
Allows Sharing Between anyone anyone All Andrew Accounts All Andrew Accounts
Real-time Collaboration checkmark checkmark
Team Collaboration Box Org Shared Drives AFS Project Volumes
Storage        
Personal Quota 1 TB unlimited 2 GB 2 GB
Team Quota 2TB unlimited 5GB
Maximum File Size 15 GB varies by type 2 GB 2 GB
Location Cloud Cloud Local Local
File Restoration Self-service Self-service Computing Services
Help Center
Computing Services 
Help Center
Accessing        
Access Via Browserdesktop or mobile apps on devices with  Internet access Browserdesktop or mobile apps on devices with  Internet access A Windows computer lab or through Virtual Andrew A computer with an Internet connection and Tectia (Windows) or Fetch and Terminal (Mac); available on cluster macs
Security        
Encrypted Transmission Checkmark Checkmark
Encrypted Storage Checkmark Checkmark