Upcoming Changes to Zoom Cloud Retention Length

Submitted by Frances Whited, whited.16@osu.edu

As a result of COVID-19 and a shift to online and hybrid learning, Ohio State's use of Zoom has grown exponentially over the past several months and use of the Zoom cloud is quickly approaching our storage limit. To address this, beginning December 18, recordings saved to the Zoom cloud will be retained for 120 days, down from the current 270 days. We have decided to make this change between semesters to prepare for continued Zoom use in spring without affecting recordings from the current term. When this change goes into effect, all existing recordings that have been in the Zoom cloud for more than 120 days will be deleted as well.

Read more: https://it.osu.edu/news/2020/11/10/urgent-change-zoom-cloud-retention-length