Storage Area Network (SAN) Data Storage

Service Description

UW Information Technology provides disk storage via its iSCSI Storage Area Network in limited locations. Data replication solutions may also be available via a Fibre Channel Storage Area Network. Data storage solutions for departmental applications or systems are not included in the Technology Recharge Fee.

Included in the Technology Recharge Fee are data storage solutions for centrally managed UW applications and systems.

Service Options

Disk storage solutions via an iSCSI Storage Area Network

Custom-engineered data replication solutions via a Fibre Channel Storage Area Network may also be available.


UW faculty, UW staff, UW affiliated organizations

How to Order

Phone: 206-221-5000


For iSCSI solutions, host(s) must be located in a specific UW Information Technology data center.

Fibre Channel option is only available on a custom-engineered basis.


iSCSI disk storage is $0.20/GB per month; set-up charges average $257.94 based on two hours at $128.97 per hour.

Pricing for Fibre Channel Storage Area Network is to be determined.

Price subject to change annually on July 1st.

Service Level Description

The service goal is to be operationally ready 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, having zero downtime or data loss, redundant fabrics, and no single points of failure.

Support Information

UW Information Technology Service Center
Front Desk: UW Tower C-3000 (4333 Brooklyn Ave. NE)
Online Help Form:
Phone: 206-221-5000
Business Hours:


Last Review Date: 05/12/2015