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Please use this information when preparing your storage and backup use cases. Submit them to your Campus Partners or to Bernadette Drechsler (contact info: 4/3596 or bdrechsl@stanford.edu)


Criteria Explanation
Values
Submitter
Who submitted the use case?

Use Case Name
What is a descriptive name to uniquely identify the use case?

Data Description
What best describes the data in this use case?

Data Category
What is the specific class of data?
Business
Transactional
Scientific
Other, please specify
Durability
How “lasting” is the data?
Current
Backup
Archival
Library-style Archiving
Data classification
What is the classification of the data per ISO (see http://security.stanford.edu for more info)
Public
Confidential
Restricted
Prohibited
Growth of data
How fast does the data grow?
Static dataset
Moderate growth (5%/yr)
Medium growth (10%/yr)
Rapid growth (50%/yr)
Other, please specify
Volume
How much data?
<1tb
1-15tb
<100tb
<500tb
<1pb
Or, specify actual amount
Payment expectation
How do you prefer to pay?
One-time charge
Monthly charge
Combination
Cost expectation
What are you able to pay?
$$$$ per….
Encryption
Does data need to be encrypted?
In flight
At rest
Not required
Level of sharing
How widely is the data shared?
Application
Individual
Group
Stanford
World
Availability
How available has the storage and/or backup service?
Never down
Annual downtime
Monthly downtime
Weekly downtime
Retention
How long does the data have to be retained?
Short-term (<90 days)
Long-term (<3 yrs)
Compliance
Forever
Recoverability
What does the data need to be protected for?
Accidental deletion
Hardware failure
Disaster Recovery
Recovery Time
How quickly does data have to be recovered after the failure?
Immediately
<24 hours
<1 week
Recovery Point
To what point time does data have to be recovered to?
Point of failure
To within 24 hours
To within 1 week
Backup Location
Where do you want to have your backups located?
Onsite
Offsite/disk
Offsite/tape
Backup Frequency
How frequently does your data need to be backed up?
Hourly
Daily
Weekly
Other, please specify
Backup Amount
How much data needs to be backed up?
Specify amount
Backup Data Change
How much data changes between backup?
5%
10%
50%
100%
Other, please specify
Access
What kind of access is needed to the data?
Collection/Creation
Retrieval
Reporting
Search
Computation
Latency
How quickly does the data need to be delivered for processing?
Near instant (<1ms)
Immediate
Async delivery
Overnight delivery
Retrieval frequency
How frequently is the data being accessed?
Hourly
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Quarterly
Annually
Performance
If latency is required to be immediate, what access speed to the data is needed?
1mbs
30mbs
100mbs
1gbs
Protocols
What protocols do you need supported?
AFP (Apple)
AFS
NFS
iSCSI
CIFS
WebDAV
MAPI (Microsoft Exchange Protocol)
ODBC
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