Storage Pod 5.0 Hack: One Power Supply

By | January 21st, 2016

In November we introduced and open sourced the design to Storage Pod 5.0. Extensively redesigned using our Agile hardware design process, Storage Pod 5.0 was the least expensive storage solution we’ve ever designed, until now. With one simple hack, you can now have 180TB of storage for about a $0.05 a gigabyte if you build….

A Fast Finish and a Visionary Start

By | January 6th, 2016

Backblaze finished 2015 by being one of 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America, and we’ve started 2016 by being selected as a visionary that delivers innovative storage solutions. A good finish to 2015 and a great start to 2016. Finishing Fast in 2015 For the last 21 years, Deloitte has compiled and published….

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

By | December 28th, 2015

In 2015 over 2 million people visited the Backblaze blog. Thank you. Of the 94 blog posts we published in 2015 the following were the 5 most popular. As you take stock of 2015 and plan for 2016 we invite you to enjoy these posts and subscribe to our blog to receive even more great….

B2, or not B2, that is the question

By | December 22nd, 2015

Since we announced B2 Cloud Storage, many of our existing online backup customers have joined the B2 Beta program and started working with B2. That’s great, but we also know that many more of our customers are still on the sidelines trying to decide if B2 is right for them. Their dilemma: B2, or not….

B2 Cloud Storage Opens Public Beta

By | December 15th, 2015

Starting today Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage has moved to Public Beta, meaning anyone can sign up and immediately start using the service. We announced the B2 Private Beta a couple of months ago and since then over 15,000 people helped find bugs, stress APIs, suggest features and more. Now it’s time to take the next….

200 Petabytes of Customer Data and Counting

By | December 9th, 2015

Backblaze now stores over 200 Petabytes of customer data on our Storage Pods. Actually, we crossed that line a few weeks ago but we were busy with our B2 Beta thing and so here we are, a little late – 200 Petabytes of customer data. Yes, 200 Petabytes is a big number – a 2….

Senior Human Resources Generalist

By | December 8th, 2015

Thank you for your interest, but this position has been filled.Please check out our jobs page for additional great opportunities at Backblaze. Backblaze continues to grow and we need someone who loves HR and someone who loves to do many different things – in the same body. If that’s you, then your next mission is….