Top 5 things you need to know about managing your electronic documents

 

 This page is part of a series intended to help you work productively in a variety of situations. 

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Penn+Box is an easy way to make your documents accessible from anywhere. Penn Box is much like DropBox but also includes collaboration tools and is protected by a University contract that provides a greater level of security and protection for Penn intellectual property. Get started with Penn+Box

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Remote Desktop lets you use your office computer even when you're not in the office.

3

SAS file servers are the most secure way to store confidential or mission-critcal documents. Ask your department's computing support staff about how you can access the SAS file servers, including from off campus.

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Penn's Secure Share service makes it easy to exchange confidential documents with colleagues at Penn. You can also securely share  documents with colleagues through Penn+Box

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Commercial "cloud" services are convient and many are free; DropBox  and Google Docs  are very popular.   However, these services are not suitable for documents containing confidential information or important University data.  See more about appropriate use of cloud services.