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DATA-SAFE is a fully managed, low-cost, secondary, data backup storage and retrieval service designed for higher education and research institutions. The service securely safeguards public-sector data inside British Columbia in compliance with BC's Freedom of Information & Privacy Act. Users can backup and store their critical data at the shared, dedicated, high-capacity storage facility.  

What You Will Get

The DATA-SAFE infrastructure as a service allows you to leverage our existing storage equipment, hardware and the Research and Education Network to transmit and store secondary data. We provide fully managed service support including help desk and trouble calls. Institutions can backup and store critical data at our safe and secure shared, dedicated high-capacity storage facility within British Columbia that is located outside of the earthquake zone.



Reduce Risk

Safeguard your critical data and reduce the risk of data loss in the event of an earthquake or disaster


Protect Data Privacy

Protect the privacy and confidentiality of public-sector data, while meeting the requirements of B.C.'s Freedom of Information & Privacy Act


Decrease Costs

Reduce your capital and operating costs by 30 – 50%. Leverage the BCNET Network for fast and easy data transmission at multi-gigabit transmission speeds


Improve Efficiencies

Reduce administrative management, leverage our technology expertise

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