Troy C. GATCHELL - San Diego CA, US
Scott P. Chatley - San Diego CA, US
Geoffrey T. Tudor - Austin TX, US
Nirvanix, Inc. - San Diego CA
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for managing a plurality of unique account holders, each having dynamically controllable policies relating to storage, transfer bandwidth, file sizes, pricing options and the like. User accounts can be organized in a hierarchical structure, where an account in the hierarchical structure can manage any account beneath it. For example, a parent account can manage all of its child accounts. In one embodiment, tilling policies can be set by a parent account dictating whether its child account's usage of the system is billed to the parent account or the child account. Moreover, in one embodiment, policies set in an account are automatically inherited by all accounts beneath that account unless that account specifies otherwise.