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Keeper - Archive the way you work

Raphael Ritz

With the Keeper Service you can easily sync and share your project data. In addition, Keeper ensures that your work is properly archived in the Max Planck infra structure. Convince yourself of the reliable and high-performance file-syncing algorithms and the built-in file encryption. Support your team with the Keeper collaboration functionalities. By storing your data in Keeper you can be sure that you fulfill the archiving regulations of the Max Planck Society as well as those of the German Research Foundation to ensure "good scientific practice". Additionally you may deposit your data into the Keeper Service for long-term compliant archiving after your project ends.

The Keeper Service is free of charge for all Max Planck employees. If you are from an external organization and collaborate with the Max Planck Society you are also invited to exploit the Keeper Service for all Max Planck related projects.

Keeper is offered by the Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) and operated by the MPCDF. It is implemented on top of the cloud-storage solution Seafile. For further information please turn to or contact the Keeper support team at