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"If you're having a tough time deciding between Backblaze and another service, just stop where you're at and pick Backblaze. You won't be sorry."
- Tim Fisher of About.com
The Best Choice - Backblaze
When it comes to online backup services there are a number of choices. The following chart compares each of the leading online backup services based on 8 essential features. When you examine Mozy, Carbonite, Crashplan, iDrive and Backblaze based on cost, storage volume, and ease of use it's clear that Backblaze is the best choice for your online backup needs.

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Backblaze
Carbonite
Mozy
Crashplan
iDrive
Price for 1-Year
$50
$59
$59
$59
$49.50
Data backed up by default
All
Partial
Partial
Partial
Partial
Data storage limit
Unlimited
Unlimited
50 GB
Unlimited
150 GB
Maximum File Size
Unlimited
Files > 4 GB are backed up manually
Unlimited
Unlimited
10 GB
Backup external USB drives
Yes
HomePlus version required
Yes
Yes
Only through scheduled backups
Maximum upload speed
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Locate Lost Computer
Yes
No
No
No
No
Add Personal Encryption Key
Yes
Windows only
MozyPro required
Yes
Yes
Native Mac/PC Client
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes


 
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A native PC or Mac client means the application is written to directly integrate with the operating system versus running through an intermediate layer such as JAVA. As reported by Cisco, a JAVA security exploit was in used in 91% of observed computer attacks 2013, making the use of JAVA a security and privacy risk.
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