Network Storage

Network data storage is offered to BIT clients for individual, departmental and statewide usage.

BIT offers the following network data storage solutions:

  • Network file sharing services.
  • H: Drive – Secured for the individual.
  • N: Drive – Secured for departmental or divisional usage.
  • M: Drive – Secured for departmental and multi-agency usage for statewide usage.

Clients Served

  • Executive and Judicial Branches
  • Constitutional and Elected Offices

What We Provide

  • Server maintenance.
  • Data storage.
  • Security for individual, departmental and statewide needs.
  • Backup/Restoration.
  • Performance monitoring/tuning services.

Client Responsibility

  • Report issues/problems in a timely manner.
  • Store work-related data only.
  • Remove/delete unnecessary or outdated files.
  • Notify BIT of significant changes in data storage requirements (Examples:  digital photos; scanned documents, etc.).
  • Describe the business function.
  • Seek approval from BIT when acquiring cloud-based services and systems. Review the policy and required details.

Major Investment Costs

  • Hardware to host the servers.
  • Storage to store the information.
  • Upgrade costs.


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