What is happening? The individual user network drive (N: drive) service will no longer be offered by IST after April 2023. OneDrive will replace N: drive as the centrally supported user file storage tool.
- In preparation for this change, users in Academic Support Units with IST-managed Windows machines will be migrating from N: drive to OneDrive during the Spring 2021 term, as part of the Migrating N: drives to OneDrive Project. Academic Support Unit migrations are expected to be complete by mid-September 2021.
- Participating faculties ready to begin N: drive to OneDrive migrations can contact IST for assistance.
When is this happening? April 2023, between Winter and Spring terms.
Why is this happening? In comparison to N: drive, OneDrive offers a more user-friendly and robust file storage solution. With 5 TB of storage, OneDrive offers a significantly greater amount of storage space compared to the N: drive. OneDrive also allows users to access, share, and collaborate on files from anywhere on any device. Visit the Migrating N: drives to OneDrive Project page for more benefits.
Questions or concerns? Please contact Andrew McAlorum (firstname.lastname@example.org)