Code42 is a software company that provides cloud endpoint data protection and security solutions to business customers and organizations that include recognized brands in business and education. 

Code42 is the leader in data loss protection, visibility and recovery solutions.

Code42 was founded in June 27, 2001 by Matthew Dornquast, Mitch Coopet, & Brian Bispala. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota with additional offices in Denver, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; London, UK; and Munich, Germany.

Code42 Next-Gen Data Loss Protection solution rapidly detects insider threats, satisfies regulatory compliance requirements and speeds incident response — all without lengthy deployments, complex policy management or blocks on user collaboration.

Code42 is best known for developing and marketing the CrashPlan data backup service, which continuously backs up distributed end-user data for visibility and control on a single and secure platform; Internet2 NET+ CrashPlan, a customized endpoint backup service for the U.S. higher education institutions; and Code42 Next-Gen DLP, a data loss protection solution that helps resource- and budget-constrained security and IT teams.

Code42 believes every file has value and Code42 Next-Gen Data Loss Protection is designed to protect every file.

Code42 has more than 50,000 organizations worldwide, including the most recognized brands in business and education, rely on Code42 to safeguard their ideas.


Code42 is backed by leading investors including Accel Partners, JMI Equity, NEA, & Split Rock Partners among others.


Code42 has received many awards and accolades including, being named to the Forbes 2017 Cloud 100 list, 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards - Gold Winner: Data Leakage Prevention, 2019 Cyber Defense Magazine InfoSec Award - Next-Gen Data Loss Prevention, 2019 Bronze Stevie Award, The 17th Annual American Business Awards - Endpoint Security Management Solution and many more.



  • Year founded: 2001
  • Funding Info: $137.5M in 3 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Secondary Market)
  • Yearly Revenue: $120M-$150M
  • Employee Size: 501-1,000
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Minneapolis
  • State: Minnesota
  • Country: United States
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