FTP/SFTP endpoints

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) or SSH(Secure) File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) available servers. Provides file access, file transfer, and file management. Potentially self-managed, allowing transfer access to storage.

P: Drive / Research Drive

Network-based file storage for researchers and their collaborators.


Microsoft (MS) OneDrive is a file hosting and synchronization service operated by Microsoft, as part of their suite of MS 365 applications. MS OneDrive allows you to securely store, share, and synchronize files and folders from anywhere at anytime.

Server-Based On Campus Storage

Storage attached directly to bare metal or virtual servers.

ARC Object Storage

UBC ARC Chinook is a new object storage platform, available to UBC researchers by application. With an initial 5 PB of storage, Chinook is an integral part of UBC’s efforts to significantly increase storage capacity to meet the immediate needs of UBC researchers and supplement the storage resources available through the national platforms.