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Code42 Support

Premium Enterprise Support

Applies to:
  • CrashPlan PROe
  • SharePlan


These terms and conditions (Terms) describe the support and maintenance services (Support Services) to which enterprise subscribers of Code42 Software (Software) are entitled, provided such subscriber is a current and compliant licensee of Code42 Subscription Services pursuant to a license agreement between customer (also referred to hereunder as ‘you’) and Code42 or an authorized reseller of Code42 enterprise software:

  • Support hours and contact information (web, phone, email, and live chat)
  • Severity levels and response times
  • What is and what isn't covered by Support

Information on our standard Support policies is available at Contacting A Customer Champion.

Any definition not specifically defined in these Terms shall be as defined in the license agreement between you and Code42.

Enterprise Support Contact Information

The table below is a quick reference point for enterprise support contact information. For further details on each method of support, see How To Contact Support At Code42.

Support Method Contact Information Hours
Web Support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Chat Support Chat now Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
US Central Time
Phone Support
(Severity 1 Support has alternative contact information)

United States office:

Domestic: 1 877 680 7526
International: +1 612-333-4242

Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday to Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
US Central Time

United Kingdom office:

Domestic: 0808 178 3042
International: +44 1494 418 159

Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 17:00 GMT

Support Services

Code42 Support services are provided in English. Contact Support​ to discuss options if you require translation services for your language.

Items Covered By Support Services

Code42 provides Support services for the following:

  • Online, phone, chat and/or email Support for all technical issues relating to the use of the Software (including errors or problems with the Software, issues during setup and assistance understanding specific features of the software).
  • If a Managed Appliance was purchased from Code42; Online, phone and/or email Support for all technical issues relating to the use of the Managed Appliance (including errors or problems with the Hardware, issues during setup and assistance understanding specific features of the Hardware).
  • All available Updates as they become available for general release (electronically via download from Code42's support website). Updates means those subsequent releases of the Software and Documentation which are generally made available to licensees of the Code42 Software which are made available to Code42 customers as part of Support Services at no additional charge, other than the Fees for Code42 Subscription Services.

Items Not Covered By Support Services

Code42 is not obligated to provide Support Services for errors or problems caused by the following (each, an “Excluded Cause”):

  • Third-party components not provided by Code42
  • Altered, damaged, or modified Software
  • Errors caused by your negligence or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Code42
  • Use of the Software other than in a recommended environment described in the Documentation
  • Use of unsupported Software versions as defined in our Product Lifecycle Policy

How To Contact Support At Code42

Web Support Services

Use Code42's online form to submit a ticket or check the status of an existing ticket in Code42's ticketing system. Web support services are available 24 hours a day.

Include the following information in your request to help our Support diagnose the issue faster:

  • Product name
  • Operating system and version
  • Software version
  • Computer ID (GUID) of affected devices
  • Logs
  • Username (or email address) of affected user accounts
  • Detailed description of the question or problem
  • Screenshots of relevant settings or error messages
  • Tell us if you are using any of our Code42 cloud Services

Enterprise Chat Support Services

We also offer the opportunity to chat directly with Support from the button at the bottom of our page.

Chat hours are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m (US Central Time).

Phone Support Services

Contact Support by telephone if your issue is urgent. We recommend calling us if you cannot restore files, adopt, or if you have a server that is preventing multiple users from access to the functionality of the Software. All calls are answered in the order in which they are received. You will be given a ticket number for referencing your specific issue for subsequent updates.

Standard Support

Code42 Office Location Time Zones Weekday Hours Weekend Hours Phone Number
Phone Number
United States US Central (CST / CDT) 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 1 877 680 7526 +1 612 333 4242
United Kingdom GMT / BST 08:00 - 17:00 None 0808 178 3042 +44 1494 418 159

Severity 1 Support

Your Location Support Location Phone Number Hours
United States United States 1 877 680 7526 24 hours, 7 days a week
United Kingdom United Kingdom 0808 178 3042 24 hours, 7 days a week
Australia United States 1800 042 042 24 hours, 7 days a week
Saudi Arabia United Kingdom 800 811 0460 24 hours, 7 days a week
Germany United Kingdom +49 89 210-93940 24 hours, 7 days a week
Other United States
(via Minneapolis, Minnesota)
+1 612 333 4242 24 hours, 7 days a week
United States
(via New Zealand)
+64 9 887 3042 24 hours, 7 days a week
United Kingdom +44 1494 418 159 24 hours, 7 days a week

Severity Levels / Response Times for Premium Support Services

Customer-reported product failures and questions are addressed by Support according to a priority scheme based on the problem severity and potential customer impact. Support will collaborate with you to understand the issue, then set severity based on the description and criteria of each severity level in the table below.

Severity Levels & Response Times for Premium Support Services
Severity Level Description/Criteria Initial Response Time Recommended Contact Method
1 - Critical The use of CrashPlan PROe is stopped or so severely impacted that you cannot reasonably continue work. You experience a complete loss of service and/or encounter one of the following scenarios:
  • Inability to restore from backup
  • Inability to renew your account
  • Account has expired
For Managed Appliance related issues:
  • A RAID array has failed or gone offline
  • The managed appliance(s) is offline or will not boot
1 hour Phone
2- High

You experience a severe loss of service. Operations can continue in a restricted fashion, although long-term productivity might be adversely affected and a temporary workaround is unavailable.

For Managed Appliance related issues:

  • A RAID array is degraded
  • Disk space is critically low
4 hours Web or chat
3 - Medium

You experience a minor loss of service, which results in a partial, non-critical loss of functionality of the software. The impact is an inconvenience, which may require a workaround to restore functionality.

For Managed Appliance related issues:

  • A disk drive has failed and is being replaced by your hot spare
  • Disk space is low and adding storage space should be considered
1 business day Web or chat
4 - Low You request information, report a Documentation error, or recommend a future product improvement but there is little to no impact on the operation of the Software. 3 business days Web

Response Times During US Holidays

US holidays last for 24 hours from 12 am to 12 pm, US Central time, on the following dates:

US Holiday Date of Observance
New Year's Day January 1
Presidents' Day Varies (third Monday in February)
Memorial Day Varies (last Monday in May)
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day Varies (first Monday in September)
Thanksgiving Day Varies (fourth Thursday in November)
Day after Thanksgiving Day Varies (the Friday following Thanksgiving Day)
Christmas Eve December 24
Christmas Day December 25
New Year's Eve December 31

Critical Issues: Issues with a severity level of 1 are treated as normal during US holidays. If you experience a Severity 1 issue during a US holiday, contact Support by telephone.

Non-critical issues: Issues of severity levels 2, 3, and 4 are not addressed during US holidays, but responses to these issues are prioritized on the next business day.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)

You may contact Code42 directly for issues related to our Software and Code42 Subscription Services as follows:

  • Unlimited support calls regarding the Code42 Subscription Services
  • Severity 1 Response Service – Support will make every effort to respond to any Severity 1 / system down enterprise software or managed appliance related issue typically within 1 hour of receipt of your issue, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  A critical issue is defined as situations where a Code42 production system is down and/or non-operational or the managed appliance RAID array has failed or the appliance is offline and/or will not boot.
  • Monitoring and Hardware Services are provided if a Managed Appliance solution was purchased.

Escalation Of Issues

If you find that an issue must be escalated to another Support representative, request a ticket escalation using one of these methods:

Severity Level Escalation Method
Severity 1 or 2 Contact Support by telephone
Severity 3 or 4 Use Code42's online form

Include the following information:

  • Your ticket number
  • The reason for escalation
  • The expected severity of the issue
  • Additional contact information, if necessary

A Support manager reviews the request as quickly and efficiently as possible, evaluates the situation, and determines an appropriate action. The manager may need to have a direct conversation with you, or the support ticket may be reassigned to another Support representative to expedite the resolution process. We understand that your data is extremely important and accessing it can be time-sensitive.

Customer Responsibilities

You must use the methods of requesting Support Services as described in these Terms. You must clearly explain the nature of the issue or request for help. You are required to assist with the resolution of your problem of the finalization your request, as reasonably requested by Code42; failure to do so may impact Code42's ability to adhere to the response times in these Terms.

Managed Private Cloud Terms and Conditions

If you have questions on your Hardware, Monitoring services or the installation of your Code42 Managed Private Cloud, please see Code42's Managed Private Cloud Terms and Conditions.

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