Code 42, the company behind CrashPlan has decided to completely abandon home users. Their super competitive pricing made their backup solution such a temptation for people with large backup needs. While their failure to keep their promises may have sown seeds of distrust, there are other cloud providers. Show More Summary
CrashPlan is a popular cloud based backup provider. Their recent announcement to close the Home solution has left users in the cold. But here's what you can do next to safeguard your data. Read the full article: CrashPlan for Home Shuts Down: What Now for Online Data Backups?
Code42, the company behind CrashPlan, has announced that it’s ditching home users. CrashPlan for Home is being killed off, with Code42 instead focusing entirely on enterprise and business customers. Thankfully, Code42 is giving all CrashPlan for Home users plenty of notice. Show More Summary
Joe Payne, writing for CrashPlan parent company Code42: Today we announced our decision to no longer offer the consumer version of our product, known as CrashPlan for Home. We will honor all of our existing agreements with consumers,...Show More Summary
I love the irony of their tagline. “Protect yourself from the inevitable”, which in this case is the closing down of their “for Home” service. This was a service for consumers, hobbyist photographers and the like to store their data online in the cloud. Show More Summary
CrashPlan CEO Joe Payne announced today plans to shut down the company's consumer backup service CrashPlan for Home entirely. According to the announcement, CrashPlan for Home subscriptions are not offered anymore already, and renewals have been disabled as well. Show More Summary
If you’ve read any articles about Mac-based local and cloud backup software and services by me or any other long-time tech writers, you’ll know that, first, we largely recommended Code42’s CrashPlan for Home and, second, that we have long also had concerns about it. Show More Summary
Code42 has announced that it’s shutting down its CrashPlan for Home data backup service on October 23, 2018. After that, you won’t be able to retrieve your files. The company says it’s shifting its strategy to “focus exclusively on enterprise...Show More Summary
One of the best uses for cloud storage is offsite backups. I don't mean file syncing but real backups you can use to restore entire systems or applications. CrashPlan has, until now, offered some solid options for home and SMB users, But CrashPlan's owner, Code42, has announced that CrashPlan for Home will shut down on 23 October 2017. More »
Code42, the company behind CrashPlan has officially announced that as of today they are pulling out of the consumer market. CrashPlan for Home users will have to begin migrating away from the service as it will no longer be available starting in October of 2018. more…
Code42, the company behind the CrashPlan online backup service, stopped accepting new subscribers for its CrashPlan for Home plan on Tuesday, with the backup firm shifting its focus away from consumers to enterprise and small business customers.
For sometime now I have used CrashPlan to backup all of my home computers to the cloud. I have no problems with it, in fact I love it. I previously tried using AVG's LiveKive solution, but had many problems with the service. Now a new one called DrivePop has appeared on the radar and it [...]Show More Summary
I've blogged about my Synology 1511+ NAS before and how I have added a few things to it like CrashPlan Cloud Backup and even discussed it on my podcast. When you have a headless server in your home, you're always looking for ways to utilize it. Show More Summary
At home I use a Synology 1511+ NAS (Network Attached Storage) server for all my family's digital things. The Synology gives me virtually all the features I had when I was in love with the Windows Home Server. I can add a drive of any...Show More Summary