Azure Data Box for data transfer

Move bulk data to Azure quickly and cost-effectively. Data Box data transfer products help you move data to Azure when busy networks aren’t an option.

Azure Data Box for data transfer to Azure

Easily move terabytes to petabytes of data to the cloud

Use Data Box family of products such as Data Box, Data Box Disk and Data Box Heavy to move large amounts of data to Azure when you’re limited by time, network availability or costs. Move your data to Azure using common copy tools such as Robocopy. All data is AES-encrypted, and the devices are wiped clean after upload in accordance with NIST Special Publication 800-88 revision 1 standards. Transfer the data to Azure over a network using Data Box Gateway, a virtual appliance.

Data Box

Data Box

100 TB
total capacity per order

  • 80 TB usable capacity per order
  • One device per order
  • Supports Azure Block Blob, Page Blob, Azure Files or Managed Disk
  • Copy data to 10 storage accounts
  • 1x1/10 Gbps RJ45, 2x10 Gbps SFP+ interface
  • Uses AES 256-bit encryption
  • Copy data using standard NAS protocols (SMB/NFS)
Data Box Disk

Data Box Disk

40 TB
total capacity per order

  • 35 TB usable capacity per order
  • Up to five disks per order
  • Supports Azure Block Blob, Page Blob, Azure Files or Managed Disk
  • Copy data to one storage account
  • USB/SATA II, III interface
  • Uses AES 128-bit encryption
  • Copy data using Robocopy or similar tools
Data Box Heavy

Data Box Heavy

1 PB
total capacity per order

  • 800 TB usable capacity per order
  • One device per order
  • Supports Azure Block Blob, Page Blob, Azure Files or Managed Disk
  • Copy data to 10 storage accounts
  • 4x1 Gbps RJ45, 4x40 Gbps QSFP+ interface
  • Uses AES 256-bit encryption
  • Copy data using standard NAS protocols (SMB/NFS)
Data Box Gateway

Data Box Gateway

Virtual device provisioned in your hypervisor

  • Storage gateway
  • Supports SMB or NFS protocols
  • Supports Azure Blob Storage and Azure Files
  • Supports Hyper-V and VMware

Use cases

Data Box data transfer devices provide solutions for a variety of use cases. Here are some of the ways that Data Box helps you to move data to the cloud.

Backup

Azure is an excellent alternative for your off-site backup data, providing a scalable and cost-efficient platform.

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Archive

Archiving data for compliance is an important part of an IT manager’s role. The multiple tiers in Azure maximise flexibility for archive data.

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Media and entertainment

Media libraries are large and constantly growing. Move them to Azure to create and expand your cloud-based media library.

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Big data

Analytics is the key to extracting value from big data. Azure has the tools that you need to get the most from your data.

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Online data transfer (Data Box Gateway only)

Easily and quickly transfer data to Azure for further compute or archival purposes or to expedite your cloud migration.

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Sign up for Data Box or Data Box Disk

Supports Azure Block Blob, Page Blob, Azure Files or Managed Disk

Sign up for the Data Box Heavy

1 PB total capacity per order

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Virtual device provisioned in your hypervisor