University of Wisconsin–Madison

Backup: CrashPlan

Back up your personal photos, videos, class projects, papers, and other important documents with CrashPlan’s online backup service. CrashPlan is offered at a discount for personal use. Support for this service is provided by CrashPlan.


  • Intuitive and easy to use
  • Quickly recover lost documents
  • Back up your computer from anywhere
  • Automated and continuous backups
  • Works with multiple devices and operating systems
  • Customizable backup settings
  • End-to-end security (secure transmission and storage)
  • Mobile access to files
  • More CrashPlan features


  • CrashPlan is for personal use only and should not be used for university data. For university data, see Bucky Backup.

Getting started

Purchase, download and install CrashPlan.


  • Annual and monthly subscriptions are available.


See CrashPlan for details.

Note: UW-Madison faculty, staff and students can save 25% on one-year CrashPlan for Home subscriptions.

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