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Mailbox Quota Doubles

On June 27, Information Services and Technology increased the Webmail quota from 250MB to 500MB, said Theresa M. Regan, director of Operations and Infrastructure services for IS&T.

Regan said that the 250 megabyte quota had not been a problem for most of the approximately 20,000 Webmail users, but that IS&T had been planning a quota increase for some time anyway.

Users “didn’t have many complaints” about the previous 250 MB quota, and not many people had reached or exceeded the limit, she said.

The Webmail storage has been switched from a Sun Microsystems T3 array to a Storage Area Networks (SAN) system, which is more flexible and capable of handling larger quantities of data.

—Jenny Zhang