|[November 02, 2012]
Code 42 Software Wins 2012 Tekne Award
MINNEAPOLIS --(Business Wire)--
Code 42 Software Inc., developers of award-winning onsite,
offsite and online backup solutions for consumers, businesses and
the enterprise, today announced it won a 2012 Tekne Award. Now in its 13th
year, the Minnesota Tekne Awards honor those who play a significant role
in discovering new technologies that educate, improve lifestyles, and
impact the lives and futures of people living in Minnesota and all over
Specifically, Code 42 Software was recognized for the widespread
adoption of its personal and business backup technology. Presented by
the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA), Tekne Award finalists were
selected by an independent panel of judges, with winners recognized at
an award ceremony held in Minneapolis on Nov. 1. A full list of winners
is available online at www.mhta.org/2012-tekne-award-recipients.
"This year's recipients, once again, raised the bar with the quality and
originality of their entries and should all be very proud of their
accomplishments," said Margaret Anderson Kelliher, president and CEO,
MHTA. "We are thrilled to recognize Code 42 Software for its proven
leadership and commitment to technology development in Minnesota."
"We're honored to be recognized by MHTA as one of Minnesta's top
software companies," said Matthew Dornquast, CEO of Code 42 Software.
"Minnesota is an ideal environment for the founding and expansion of a
high-growth, high-tech company like Code 42. As the knowledge economy
continues to expand globally, so does the demand for our data protection
solutions and services. Access to highly effective human capital is
critical to our success, and Minnesota has that in spades."
Just five years after launching CrashPlan, Code 42 now manages and
protects more than 200 petabytes of data globally, across three
products: CrashPlan for the home; CrashPlan PRO, an online backup
solution for SMB; and CrashPlan PROe, an enterprise solution. CrashPlan
PROe is in use by more than 4,500 companies globally including: Adobe,
Google, Groupon, HP, Intuit, Kraft Foods, LinkedIn, NASA, National
Geographic, Salesforce.com (News - Alert), Stanford University and The University of
Texas. To download a free, 30-day trial, visit https://www.crashplan.com/enterprise/download.html.
For more information about the Tekne Awards, visit www.tekneawards.org.
About Code 42 Software, Inc.
Code 42 Software, a privately
held company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has been developing
software to protect the world's data since 2001. Code 42's enterprise
backup solution, CrashPlan PROe, is used by thousands of companies
around the world to safeguard their data. The company also offers
industry-leading backup software for homes and small businesses:
CrashPlan and CrashPlan PRO. All products offer multi-destination,
cross-platform backup onsite, offsite and online. For more information,
About Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA)
Minnesota's prosperity through innovation and technology. Now entering
its fourth decade of service, MHTA has a vision to make Minnesota one of
the country's top five technology states by 2020. MHTA is the only
membership organization that represents the state's entire
technology-based economy. Members include organizations of every size -
involved in virtually every aspect of technology creation, production,
application and education in Minnesota. MHTA works in partnership with
TechAmerica, which represents Minnesota's technology organizations
nationally. Find out more online at www.mhta.org
or follow MHTA on Twitter (News - Alert) at www.twitter.com/MHTA.
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