Onboarding New Data

There are several ways to onboard data, in this document, we will discuss the two most prevalent procedures; data purchase/gifts and moving data from your previous institution.

  • Scenario one. Let’s pretend that you’re an incoming faculty and you have several terabytes of data that you want to bring to Stanford. The DARC Team has this expertise and can deploy several tools from Globus to AWS’s Snowball to get your data loaded into our data ethos. We will work with the data regardless of security level, including high-risk data.

  • Scenario two. You want to research the prices of cars and how they fluctuate dependent upon investment into new technology. The data, from your perspective, only exists with one vendor and you wish to purchase the data. By engaging our team, we can help negotiate the terms and conditions in addition to haggling the best price for the data.