Backup Awareness Month 2012

By | June 1st, 2012
Backup Awareness Month 2012

June is Backup Awareness Month. To celebrate we’ve gathered up some of our favorite stories to share throughout the month. We’ve also added in a dash of Billy and his cat Felix throughout the month to make it fun. So look for the latest story or Billy adventure by checking out the Backblaze web site….

Behind Backblaze – Scaling Big Storage

By | May 15th, 2012

Many of you enjoyed the Part 1, Behind Backblaze video. Here’s Part 2, Behind Backblaze: Scaling Big Storage, which takes a look at our datacenter and the people behind it that make sure your data is safe and secure with Backblaze. For those of you who think this kind of stuff is really cool, Backblaze….

1.6 Petabytes of storage in 1 day

By | April 13th, 2012

Sometimes I am just amazed how much data we store for our customers – pictures, videos, documents, spreadsheets and more. It takes a lot of storage. Yesterday Kirk, Sean, new guy Dave and Guido, from our operations group, outdid themselves. They racked and powered up 12 new Storage Pods in one day; that is freakin’….

Wanted, Customer Support zealots

By | April 3rd, 2012

online backup team needs customer support zealots to help answer any and all questions from our customers. Customer Support Representative
 Experience in customer or technical-support is a big plus, but the intense desire to help protect data and the belief that online backup is a critical component of any backup strategy is paramount. Key skills:….

Backblaze on reddit IAmA on 3/28

By | March 27th, 2012

Whether you’ve been on reddit or not, stop by iama.reddit.com on Wednesday 3/28 starting at about 10:00am PDT. Backblaze will be engaging the reddit community with the IAmA: “We are the team that runs online backup service Backblaze. We’ve got 25,000,000 GB of cloud storage and open sourced our storage server. AUA”. For those of….

World Backup Day 2012

By | March 26th, 2012

Backblaze is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor for World Backup Day 2012. World Backup Day was started by a couple of concerned reddit users as an independent grassroots initiative meant to raise awareness about the importance of doing backups. The audacious goal of World Backup Day is to have everyone backup their files, photos,….

“We Love You Backblaze” Contest Winner

By | March 20th, 2012

First, we want to thank everyone for creating and sharing their videos for the “We Love You Backblaze” video contest. We hope everyone had fun. The creativity and uniqueness of the entries was truly amazing. Everyone who entered the contest will get a coveted Backblaze T-shirt, so if you entered the contest and haven’t heard….