Storage Options

UAB IT offers multiple storage and collaboration options to serve the needs of faculty, staff and students. Please be aware of the policies regarding storage of restricted or sensitive information in the cloud.

 BoxOneDriveSharepointSecure UAB File
Web Access Yes Yes Yes No
Sharable web links Yes Yes Yes No
Offline Access Yes Yes Yes No
Mobile Access Yes Yes Yes No
Desktop Access Yes Yes Yes Yes
Invite Collaborators Yes Yes University Only No
Permissions created by: Owner, Co-Owner, and Editors Owner Owner Department
Commenting Yes Yes Yes No
Version Control Yes Yes Yes Yes
Real Time Editing Yes Yes Yes No
Search Yes Yes Yes Yes
Video Preview Yes Yes Yes No
Usage Statistics Yes Yes Yes No
Data Allowed Restricted / PHI * Sensitive Sensitive Restricted / PHI

Data Protection & Security

To learn more about what data is classified as Sensitive and Restricted. Refer to the Data Classification Rule. If you have any questions about the data you are dealing with, contact your department’s data steward and/or see UAB’s Data Protection Rule.

*NOTE* Box users wishing to store Restricted / PHI data on Box must complete a risk assessment with UAB Health Systems. For more information about this, please visit the Restricted / PHI Data Page.