QA Mastermind Needed!


Backblaze’s expansion continues and we’re in need of a QA mastermind to help us make sure our GUIs are prim and proper! If you’re wanting to join a fast-paced team and help us bring cloud storage to the world, read below and join up! Here’s what you’ll be responsible for: Identify, record, document reproducible steps….

Welcome JC – Our New Office Admin!


As the Backblaze office grows we need someone to heard all of our cats (well, in our case dogs). That responsibility used to fall to a bunch of people who were all really really busy with their own workload. Now, that person is JC! And she’s doing an awesome job – we even have a….

Backblaze and Retina Support for Macs

Backblaze Retina System Preferences

“Retina display” support has been available on the Mac since 2012, but believe it or not, it was only this year that we really started to see a critical mass of our customers who expressed interest in seeing our app optimized for the new displays. Well, we responded: We’ve added Retina display graphics to the….

Welcome Intern Aaron!


The newest intern to join the Marketing ranks is Aaron! He’s a high school student who’s just dipping his toes in the fantastical world of startups. He’ll be helping us work on our spreadsheets and making sure that all of our campaigns are properly cataloged and accounted for. Lets learn a bit more about Aaron….

How to Connect your Synology NAS to B2


Synology’s DiskStation is one of the leading Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions available for homes and small businesses. B2 is one of the most affordable ways to store your data in the cloud. Now Synology and B2 have teamed up to provide you with unbeatable cloud sync for your DiskStation. With Synology and B2, you’ll….

Welcome Intern Ari


Our first intern of the summer, Alex, has been working hard in the datacenter making sure that all the drives are spinning, and Marketing now has its first intern of the summer! Ari joins us from Indiana University, where he studies marketing and sales. Lets learn a bit more about Ari, shall we? What is….

How Una Got Her Stolen Laptop Back

Lost Laptop World Map

Reading Peter’s post on getting your data ready for vacation travels, reminded me of a story we recently received from a Backblaze customer. Una’s laptop was stolen and then traveled the over multiple continents over the next year. Here’s Una’s story, in her own words, on how she got her laptop back. Enjoy. Pulse Incident….

How to Backup Your Data on Vacation

Summer Backup

With Independence Day weekend now in our rear view mirrors, it’s high summer in the United States and time for many of us to take well-deserved vacation time. These days, we take our work with us when we’re out of the office, and that’s often when catastrophe strikes. How can you make sure that your….