Marketing Intern: Natalie

By | July 9th, 2012

Welcome Natalie, our very first intern here at Backblaze. Natalie brings her youthful enthusiasm to our marketing department for the summer. Where are you originally from? Born and raised in Fremont, California. Currently going to school at UC Davis, and loving it. Aggie Pride! What are you studying in school? I’m currently an undergraduate pursuing….

Technical Support Engineer: Adam

By | July 2nd, 2012
Adam: Customer Support

Adam–Backblaze’s own Mac Genius. Like the rest of us, Adam has been a loyal customer to Backblaze. After nearly three years of an intense love affair and a shared interest in making your life easier, Adam and Backblaze have officially tied the knot, as he is now on board the Backblaze team. Welcome Adam! Where….

IT Infrastructure Manager: Ben

By | June 26th, 2012
IT Infrastructure Manager

Join us in welcoming Ben to Backblaze, he’s our shiny new IT Infrastructure Manager extraordinaire and part of our “cloud computing superheroes” team. Let’s get to know a little about him. Where are you from? I am a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. What attracted you to Backblaze? Backblaze values and utilizes technology….

VIZIO, Backblaze and friends…

By | June 15th, 2012

It’s nice to have friends. You’ve probably heard of VIZIO and maybe some of those other companies in the picture above, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon and the rest. And there’s Backblaze right in the middle – cool huh? That’s Matt McRae, the CTO of VIZIO, introducing their new PC lineup, All-in-Ones, Notebooks, and Thin + Lights…..

10% now back up daily, 90% to go!

By | June 12th, 2012

Five years worth of data 10% percent may not seem like a lot, but in the world of online backup it’s a milestone. For the last 5 years Backblaze has had the folks at Harris Interactive ask “How often do you backup all the data on your computer?” To our dismay, daily backup of the….

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’….