Request A Storage Allocation

This form is just to “Request A Storage Allocation”. Approval for new storage allocations will be determined by:

  1. The PETAL Management Team
  2. The School and/or Faculty that you belong to
  3. Your storage requirements
  4. Whether there is available capacity within the service

Once your request has been reviewed, you will be contacted and informed of the outcome.

Enter Your Full Name (Required):


Enter Your Windows/Linux User Name (Required):


Select Your School/Department From The List Below (Required):


Enter Your Telephone Number (Required):


Enter The Requested Name Of Your Storage Allocation (Required):


Enter A Description Of Your Storage Requirements (Required):


Number Of Copies Of The Data Required (Required):
One CopyTwo Copies

Two copies (the expectation is that most allocations will require 2 copies):

  • Appropriate for data that would be difficult to recreate (time consuming)
  • Appropriate for data that is impossible to reproduce (unique value)

One copy:

  • Appropriate for non-critical data
  • Appropriate for data that can be recreated readily
  • There's no backup of this data - the data can’t be recovered in the event of fire, theft, tape failure, etc.

Enter The Usernames Of People With READ/WRITE Access (Optional):


Enter The Usernames Of People With READ-ONLY Access (Optional):


I have read and agreed to the Service Level Agreement.
I have read and agreed to the End User Agreement.

Enter Your Electronic Signature (Required):


A copy of this information will be emailed to you.