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3,969 Customers Surveyed

33,358 Data Points Collected

400 Published TechFacts

31 Published Charts

413 Published Case Studies



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Code42 Customer Research

Endpoint backup has rapidly evolved. In your opinion, what are the most important benefits of a modern endpoint backup solution?

Very important Important Somewhat important Not important
Gives IT visibility into data on endpoints

33%

35%

23%

9%

Enables fast data recovery from any incident

82%

15%

2%

1%

Easy for IT to deploy and manage

67%

28%

4%

1%

Separates encryption keys from data stored in the cloud

47%

33%

16%

4%

Streamlines tech refresh and supports legal hold processes

32%

32%

29%

7%

Large electronics company replaces Atempo, securely stores data on-premise with Code42

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise electronics company is based on a April 2015 survey of Code42 customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Experienced data loss at the endpoint due to the following:
    • Lost or stolen devices
    • Hardware failure or damage
    • Accidental deletion
  • Faces the following organizational challenge:
    • Employees who use file servers as a mechanism for accessing files

Use Case

  • Describes their CrashPlan deployment as a private cloud—data stored on-premises with their own hardware.
  • Deployed their CrashPlan model because of the following reasons:
    • Desire to keep corporate data on-premises
    • Data security/privacy requirements
  • Had their deployment influenced or dictated by the following requirement:
    • Internal IT mandates/policies
  • Replaced the following solution with CrashPlan:
    • Atempo Live Backup
  • Requires encryption keys to be stored on-premise for the following reason:
    • Internal data privacy/protection policy
  • Reports that the following tools comprise their endpoint security strategy:
    • Antivirus/malware protection
    • Audit and forensics
    • Data loss prevention
    • Intrusion prevention
    • Endpoint device management
    • Full-disk encryption
    • Application sandboxing
    • Mobile device management

Results

  • Utilized CrashPlan to do the following within the organization:
    • Helped to identify which data existed on a lost or stolen machine
    • Secured data in the event of employee departures

10 out of 10: “Works as advertised, and does what we need it to do.”

An IT director of a medium enterprise aerospace & defense company is very likely to recommend* Code42 for the following reason:

“Code42 works as advertised and does what we need it to do.”

*Based on a response of 10 to the question “On a scale of 0-10, how likely is it that you would recommend CrashPlan to a friend or colleague?”

Maryland non-profit replaces NT Backup, reduces endpoint backup costs with CrashPlan

Introduction

This case study of a non-profit is based on a August 2014 survey of CrashPlan customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CrashPlan works great.”

Challenges

  • Deployed CrashPlan to:
    • Prevent data loss from lost/stolen laptops, hard drive crashes, etc.

Use Case

  • Describes their CrashPlan deployment as a private cloud—data stored on-premises with your own hardware.
  • Replaced the following solutions with CrashPlan:
    • NT Backup
  • Solved the following business problems with CrashPlan:
    • Backing up/restoring data on laptops and desktops
    • Accessing and restoring data in case of disaster/data loss

Results

  • Has seen the following business benefits as a result of their CrashPlan implementation:
    • Increased reliability and consistency of endpoint backups
    • Reduced cost of managing an endpoint backup system/hardware
    • Seen fewer IT hours spent managing/monitoring endpoint backup

Backup as the core pillar for endpoint security

How has CrashPlan played an important role in your endpoint security?

Protected data before a data migration or encryption project
51%
Helped to identify which data existed on a lost or stolen machine
34%
Secured data in the event of employee departures
60%
Assisted in legal holds and/or e-discovery initiatives
15%
Helped employees recover from ransomware
25%
Other
13%

“We can’t rely on end users to make frequent, reliable backups.”

It was an easy sell. We can’t rely on end users to make frequent, reliable backups. CrashPlan is fully automatic from an end user standpoint.

IT Manager, Small Business Wholesale Distribution Company



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About Code42

Code42 is a global enterprise SaaS provider of endpoint data protection and security to more than 39,000 organizations, including the most recognized brands in business and education. Their highly secure cloud solutions enable IT and security teams to limit risk, meet data privacy regulations and recover from data loss, no matter the cause.

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