The Best Choice
Backblaze

The following chart compares each of the leading online backup services based on 8 essential features.

Backblaze VS. Cloud Backup Services


Backblaze is the leader in online backup with a reputation of being reliable and easy to use. We specialize in making sure all user data is backed up by default so you don't need to worry about making sure you remembered to drag a file from your desktop into a designated folder. If you need all your data back, we are the only service that offers you a Rapid Restore options.
 
Backblaze
Carbonite Basic
Crashplan
iDrive
Price per Year
$60
$83.99
$120
$69.50
All User Data Backed Up By Default - No Picking & Choosing
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Back Up Files Of Any Size
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NO1
External USB Drive Backup Included
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Rapid Data Recovery via Hard Drive
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Account Security With 2FV - SMS & Authenticator Apps
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NO2
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Locate Computer
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Threaded Upload Speed
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Private Encryption Key
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NO3
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1. 10GB Limit  2. SMS Only  3. Windows Only

Backblaze VS. Cloud Sync Services


Backup services run automatically in the background, capturing all new and updated data and backing them up to the cloud. Sync services provide a quick way to sync data across multiple devices, and often include a sharing component as well. However, they rely on the user putting files into specific (folders). As such, they are not very effective backup solutions. On our blog you can find a great write-up about the differences between Backup, Sync, and Storage.
 
Backblaze
Dropbox
iCloud
Google Drive
Price per Year
$60 Unlimited
$119 2TB
$11.88 50GB
$35.88 200GB
$119.882TB
$19.99 100GB $29.99 200GB $99.99 2TB
Data Backed Up Automatically
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Unlimited Data Backup
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Data Recovery via Shipped Hard Drive
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Private Encryption Key
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Account Security with 2FV - SMS & Authenticator Apps
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Device Syncing
NO1
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File Sharing
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1. All files are available via web restore, and files less than 5 GB on mobile.