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Both and refer to the same product. should be the root.

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    Doesn't one require an internet connection (local network backups), while the other doesn't?
    – Daniel Beck Mod
    Commented Jul 7, 2012 at 18:30
  • Crashplan central is the online interface to crashplan. To me they are the same. Commented Jul 7, 2012 at 18:31

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Crashplan Central is the feature that allows you to use their servers as a backup destination:

CrashPlan Central is the cloud backup destination for CrashPlan+, providing online storage for your personal files in our secure data centers located around the world.

It costs money (as part of Crashplan+ or up). Crashplan itself is free for backups to other systems on your local network (or your own servers somewhere).

It's a significantly distinct subset of the program's functionality and the tag is useful if you're specifically asking about the central online storage. Something comparable would probably be .

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