Step 1. Review Vault migration option

Migration options available for research groups

The first step of your migration process is to determine your migration location. Here is the option available for research groups:


The SFU Research Computing group supports research activities by providing a wide variety of IT assistance and expertise. Researchers have access to large-scale computing resources and storage facilities. Service is provided through WestGrid and Compute Canada and it is free for all researchers.

Note: Subject to service availability. Additional fees may apply for certain services or operations.

When is it best used for?

It's best used when:

  • You need to store important research data or sensitive information that require additional data resiliency and safety measures.
  • You need dedicated and ongoing support/expertise on storing and backing up your research data.