Cloud Backup for Computers allows customers to securely backup files kept locally on their workstations. Restores are easily done with no calls to a help desk required.

A cloud solution offering secure, HIPAA-compliant file protection for Washington University users. Follow the installation instructions and user guide for CrashPlan access.


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.

Features & Options

  • Meets compliance requirements
  • Self-managed configurations
  • Self-service restore capabilities
  • Supports Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Unlimited data backup

Installation Instructions

WashU Managed Machine: Software Center or Self Service

Non-WashU Managed Machine: Software Catalog

User Guide

Using Crash Plan


Pricing and ordering information can be found on the Software Licensing Catalog.