The University of Texas at Austin

Austin Disk Services


Austin Disk Services is a highly available, easy to use, and secure online storage and sharing service, available to all current University of Texas at Austin faculty, students, and staff. This service enables users to store and share files from multiple operating systems, synchronize folders, and maintain a consistent interface from Windows machines using redirected folders.


  • Meets the minimum standards set by ISO for storing Category I Data using IPsec, secure WebDAV, or SFTP to connect. Please see the SLA before storing protected research data on Austin Disk
  • Automatically synchronize work you do offline any time you log on with the Offline Folders feature of Microsoft Windows
  • Automatically backs up your files three times per day to ensure your data is secure
  • Supports end-user recovery of backups with compatible clients

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Effective September 1, 2014 the cost for Austin Disk shares, departmental and individual, will be $1.50 per GB per year. Individuals can purchase disk space online in 1 GB increments, up to 20 GB. Departments can also purchase disk space online, with a minimum allocation of 50 GB, at an annual rate of $75 per 50 GB allotment.

We Can Help

Get help from an expert:

* ITS Help and Service Desk

* Call us at 512-475-9400

* Submit a help request online

We also have a walk-in service in the first floor lobby of the Flawn Academic Center (FAC). Stop by and let us help you!