Code42 and Customers Featured at Internet2’s Global Summit for Higher Education
Premier Internet2 NET+ endpoint backup provider joined by customers University of Notre Dame, The University of Alabama and The Ohio State University to discuss innovative solutions for higher education’s unique IT challenges(Minneapolis – Apr. 7, 2014) –
Code42, developer of award-winning endpoint data protection and management solutions for consumers, businesses and the enterprise, today announced its participation in this week’s Internet2 Global Summit. Held April 6-10 in Denver, Colo., the 2014 Internet2 Global Summit focuses on building a global platform of advanced network, cloud, and trust solutions to transform higher education IT operations.
Code42’s award-winning CrashPlan enterprise endpoint backup solution was selected in 2013 by Internet2 to be its preferred provider of online backup services to universities nationwide via Internet2’s NET+ initiative. In the past year, Code42 has partnered with NET+ to offer CrashPlan to a growing number of Internet2 member institutions. Via three sessions at this week’s annual conference, Code42 and several customers will share insights gained through the program’s significant momentum:
- April 7, 4:30-5:30pm — “Internet2 NET+ Provider Executive Panel”
Matthew Dornquast, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Code42, is featured on a panel with senior executives from NET+ service providers Verizon Terremark and Desire2Learn.
- April 8, 5:00-5:30pm — “NET+ CrashPlan”
Ryan Gruening, director of channel sales for Code42, will be joined onstage by Code42 customers University of Notre Dame, The University of Alabama in Huntsville and The Ohio State University to discuss how CrashPlan meets the special data protection and disaster recovery needs of educational institutions.
- April 9, 11:45am-1:15pm — Industry Roundtable: Protecting Data on Faculty/Staff Laptops—Internet2 NET+ CrashPlan for the Mobile Workforce
Ryan Gruening will facilitate this roundtable discussing the many ways Internet2 NET+ members are already using CrashPlan to protect critical university data created and stored on laptops and desktops.
“We’re passionate about empowering higher-education CIOs and IT managers to easily protect and restore critical student, professor and operational data—campus-wide,” said Brian Bell, president and chief operating officer at Code42. “Leading educational institutions such as Harvard, Johns Hopkins and Stanford have trusted Code42 for years to protect their irreplaceable information. Internet2 is a key channel to strategically working with the higher education community; via our partnership with them, we’re able to more quickly help other universities protect their critical endpoint data.”
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