Share data safely

Erasmus University Rotterdam provides its faculty and staff with a safe, easy and secure way to collaborate and exchange research data with EUR researchers as well as with researchers from other universities. 

  • With the personal cloud service EUR Document Vault, you can store, synchronise and share data of the highest data classification. It is a user-friendly tool which allows you to share and collaborate without the risk of data loss. With EUR Document Vault you:

    • have access to unlimited storage for all file formats;
    • can safely collaborate with all your partners;
    • have version control and on all your files;
    • can access your files at all times from any location with your mobile devices;
    • can extend existing file repositories without migrating files

    Furthermore, you have access to a wide range of advanced safeguard measures, such as:

    • track file activities to see who views, forwards, edits or prints files and from which location;
    • encrypted storage as default (online & local) and transmission;
    • modify user rights easily and at any time;
    • set an expiration date or revoke documents at any time;
    • revoke access to any file, even after it has been downloaded;

    The EUR Document Vault is based on the Blackberry Workspaces software which is also used by the AIVD (the General Intelligence and Security Service of the Netherlands). Lastly, the EUR Document Vault complies with Dutch and European privacy legislation. The data is stored within the European Union and data is never made available to third parties.

    How do I get access to the EUR Document Vault?

    Everyone working for Erasmus University Rotterdam has access to the EUR Document Vault. To request an account, please send an e-mail to edsc@eur.nl 

    More information

    At this time we use the Blackberry workspaces videoquick start manual and the user guide to introduce you to the EUR Document Vault. The video and manual largely correspond with the EUR Document Vault.

     

  • With the personal cloud service SURFdrive, you can safely store, synchronise and share files. With SURFdrive you can:

    • store up to 250 GB;
    • access your files at all times from any location with your mobile devices;
    • share your files with other SURFdrive users;
    • share your files with anyone else (through a public link);
    • invite guests to share documents.

    SURFdrive complies with Dutch and European privacy legislation. So are the data stored in the Netherlands. Furthermore, the data will not be shared with third parties.

    How do I get access to SURFdrive?

    All Erasmus University Rotterdam employees have access to SURFdrive.

    1. Go to surfdrive.surf.nl

    2. Search for Erasmus University Rotterdam and press enter to select.
    3. Log in with your ERNA account.

    Manuals

    For more information visit the website surfdrive.nl. Here you’ll find manuals, tutorials and Frequently Asked Questions.

  • With SURFfilesender you can safely send files to anyone you wish.

    • Send files up to 500 GB
    • Free and easy to use
    • End-to-end encryption (up to 2 GB)
    • Send via Dutch servers
    • Track your transfer activity
    • Change settings, like expiration date, at any time

    How do I get access to SURFfilesender?

    All Erasmus University Rotterdam employees have access to SURFfilesender.

    1. Go to filesender.surf.nl.

    2. Search for Erasmus University Rotterdam and press enter to select.
    3. Log in with your ERNA account.

    Manuals

    For more information visit the website surffilesender.nl. Here you’ll find Frequently Asked Questions.

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