Data storage


What is data storage? 

We’ll work with you to find the best data storage solutions for your particular needs. 

Our flexible options can help you archive sensitive health records, find a safe place for grant information, and more.

Access type:

  • Staff provided
  • On request
  • Fee-based, dependent on group needs


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How do I access data storage solutions? 

Simply submit a service request ticket, and our expert team will reach out to figure out the rest. 

Here’s what will happen after you submit your initial request. 

  • A DGIT technician will reach out to discuss your query.
  • We’ll schedule a meeting to review your needs in depth.
  • We’ll develop a solution that’s right for your work.

Infrastructure Team 

Powering day-to-day operations

We maintain an information technology backbone that supports our school’s day-to-day operations.

We manage hardware and software behind the scenes. We connect systems, servers, and devices. We manage networks and provide the hosting necessary to keep websites, databases, and other technologies running as efficiently as possible

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Service frequently asked questions

How much does data storage cost?


  • The costs for data services vary on a case-by-case basis and depend largely on your needs. 
  • Don’t worry—we’ll provide a detailed cost estimate before you commit to a project.
Can DGIT help with my other data management needs?


Absolutely! We offer a variety of services to help users cultivate an efficient data management life cycle.

  • Data analysis (data warehouse) 
  • Data creation and collection 
    • Database development 
    • Web and mobile application development 
  • Data provisioning 
    • Database development 
    • Data access and governance 
  • Data reuse 
    • Data access and governance 
What specific data storage solutions do you offer?


  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Cloud Data Storage for High-Performance Computation Needs
    • DGIT’s Research Computing Team offers block storage, object storage, and data archival. We offer cloud data storage options through a scalable, HIPAA-compliant cloud computing environment in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. 
  • Box Cloud Storage for UCLA Health
    • Box offers unlimited, HIPAA-compliant data storage that’s free and easy-to-use. The intuitive cloud-based tool lets you securely access files from any location, on any device. Learn more
  • DGIT IT Storage Services
    • DGIT provides secure, centralized, highly available, and highly scalable data management services for a wide range of applications and workloads. Our services include backup, recovery, redundancy, and resiliency, and they accommodate department, database, web, video, archival, and unstructured data. Learn more
  • San Diego Supercomputing Center (SDSC)
    • DGIT’s new datacenter, housed in the San Diego Supercomputing Center (SDSC), maximizes our community’s data storage capabilities. The new datacenter allows DGIT to consolidate administrative activities and standardize storage infrastructure while improving security and performance. Best of all, the new center reduces the overhead costs of storing data. Learn more