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Endpoint Device Backup

Regular data backups reduce the risk of permanent data loss that can occur for many reasons including hardware failure, power failure, and virus attacks.  In continuing its commitment to the protection of mission critical data at the University, Northwestern IT is participating with University schools and departments to provide a secure hosted data backup solution for workstation machines.


Features and Benefits

Administrators can manage client backups via a web console. Additional benefits and features of this service include:

NU groups interested in learning more about this hosted client backup solution including costs and licensing should contact the Northwestern IT Support Center.

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How to Request Service

For school or department use, contact Technology Support Services.

* CrashPlan for Home Use is no longer being offered, or renewed, through the vendor, Code 42 and will no longer be available for use starting October 23, 2018. An alternate option is available through Carbonite. Important Changes to CrashPlan for Home Use



Last Updated: 19 February 2019

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