Office of Information Technology

Data Tape Storage and Support

Category: Storage & Backup


Manage on-site and off-site tape libraries. Load and remove media from automated tape storage devices. Order and receive new data tapes used in the Butrovich Computer Facility. Oversee destruction of expired tapes.

Service Users

Individuals representing certain UAF and UA Statewide departments.


Storage owner must provide documentation for tasks to be handled by Data Center Operations staff. Use must be in compliance with the following: University of Alaska: Acceptable Use of Online Resources and the University of Alaska Board of Regents Policy of Information Resources


Installation is available at no charge. Data Tape Storage and Support services are included in OIT's server hosting packages. For full rates, see OIT's Recharge Rates

Get Started

New service can be requested from the Data Center Operations Manager, (907) 450-8367.


Service availability includes evenings and weekends. Exceptions may include: scheduled maintenance and unplanned outages.

Getting Help

Customers request general assistance and report problems with this service through the Butrovich Data Center, (907) 450-8370.
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