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OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business is a managed cloud storage that allows users to store and share files and folders online.

All staff home drives, also known as N Drives, need to move to OneDrive for Business.

Where to get it

Simply login to Office 365 to gain access to OneDrive for Business:

Or install the OneDrive for Business app. An installation guide can be found on our knowledge base.

Instructions for moving files

Benefits of moving to OneDrive

  • 5TB of free cloud storage
  • Easily share work with everyone
  • Collaborate and work on documents together with your colleagues and friends
  • Microsoft managed service with 99.9% reliability

Useful links/guides

Microsoft has provided some user guides to help you get up and running with OneDrive for Business:

Use of OneDrive

Ensure there are no contractual restrictions on use of Cloud Storage for the work you wish to store in One Drive. Use OneDrive for collaboration but be mindful that any documents used by a team will need to be moved should the owner of the document leave. Please read the University of Reading's usage requirements regarding OneDrive.

Support

Microsoft has a comprehensive support section on their website which will answer most questions and queries. If not, please use the IT Self Service Portal or call 0118 378 6262.