We managed our files related to the research at OwnCloud hosted by our own server. Here's brief description how you can use it.
You need (1) Username, (2) Password, and (3) Host URL to use this service. The administrator will provide you this info when your account is ready to use.
You can download desktop client from https://owncloud.org/install/#
Please refer OwnCloud User Documentation for more details https://doc.owncloud.org/server/9.1/user_manual/