• File exchange and online storage for desktop data (bwSync&Share)

  • The state service bwSync&Share is an online storage service for employees and students of universities and colleges in Baden-Württemberg. It has been operated at KIT since January 1, 2014 and enables users to synchronize or exchange their data between different computers, mobile devices, and users.

General information

The service is accessed via the web interface bwsyncandshare.kit.edu.
bwSync&Share does not include a user data backup. Create a backup of your data yourself outside of bwSync&Share.
For information on the scope of services and how to register and use the service, please visit the service information page.

Help and support

Users receive support from the local helpdesk of their home institution.
For more information about the service, please visit our documentation page.

Organizational requirements

Employees and students of universities and colleges in Baden-Württemberg can use this service and will each receive their own storage space. Additional users can participate in the service by invitation, but will not receive their own storage space.
KIT users will be deprived of the Entitlement and thus the right to participate in the Service on the day they leave KIT.

This service is also offered to members of DFN-Verein as part of the DFN Cloud. Information and conditions regarding this can be found on the website https://www2.dfn.de/dfn-cloud/syncshare-dienste/bwsyncshare/(German language only).

Since 2021, the bwSync&Share service has also been available to members of the Helmholtz Centers as part of the Helmholtz Cloud.