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Comparing CrashPlan For Home And CrashPlan For Business

Applies to:
  • CrashPlan for Home


CrashPlan PRO provides many features and capabilities that make it safe, simple, and secure to back up your small business's data. This article explains how CrashPlan PRO provides for your business more effectively than CrashPlan for Home.

More information and support for CrashPlan PRO is available on our CrashPlan PRO support site.

Choosing CrashPlan PRO or CrashPlan for Home

View a detailed comparison of CrashPlan PRO and CrashPlan for Home features.

CrashPlan PRO's advantages for small businesses

Small businesses using CrashPlan PRO can use the same backup technology as CrashPlan for Home, but CrashPlan PRO also includes business-oriented features that are not available in CrashPlan for Home:

  • Reporting and alerts for all users in your organization
  • Administrative privileges to restore data for all devices
  • Management of all your organization's devices for up to 199 users
    For 200 or more users, Code42 offers Code42 CrashPlan.

CrashPlan PRO is licensed for professional use and intended for small businesses, even if your small business has only a few employees. For more information, see the CrashPlan PRO End User License Agreement.

CrashPlan for Home's limitations for small businesses

Individuals use CrashPlan for Home, which is designed to back up your personal data. With CrashPlan for Home:

  • Security settings are shared between all computers on your account.
  • All computers on the same account have shared access.
  • Individual users can't administratively manage other users or their devices.

CrashPlan for Home is only licensed for personal, non-commercial use. For more information, see the CrashPlan for Home End-User License Agreement.