# Introduction to data transfers
Data transfers is an essential part of data-driven science. This section aims to cover data transfer aspect of data transfers in and out of labs.
# Transfers inside HUNT Cloud
Internal kistas ensures controlled transfers between labs inside HUNT Cloud.
# Transfers with partners outside HUNT Cloud
External kistas ensures controlled transfers between external parties outside HUNT Cloud and labs inside HUNT Cloud.
# General transfer resources
The Data transfer tools section covers commonly used tools for transfers.
See our Frequently asked questions on internal and external transfers.