Cloud Backup for Computers

Cloud Backup for Computers allows customers to securely backup files kept locally on their workstations. CrashPlan is provisioned by Washington University IT and encryption keys are maintained on an on-premise server. Restores are easily done with no calls to a helpdesk required.


Customers find the Cloud Backup for Computers service offering useful as locally stored files can be recovered from backup storage in the event a computer is lost, stolen or damaged.

Requirements & Considerations

This service must be used only on University owned devices.  Device must meet minimum technical specifications.  Internet connection also required.