Crashplan has won the PC Advisor Awards 2011 award for Best PC Utility.

What happens if your PC or server goes down? As well as a day’s work lost, it could mean the permanent loss of important documents. Crashplan takes a safety-first approach to file storage and saves them across multiple machines in multiple locations, making subsequent retrieval more likely and storing them cheaper.

Runners up in the Best PC Utility category were Join.me, Norton Ghost, Norton Online Backup, Windows Live Essentials.

See all winners and nominees in the PC Advisor Awards 2011