Backblaze release 2.0.7

By | July 24th, 2012

Backblaze has made a new release available. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 7/24/12 Version: 2.0.7 Auto-Update: None Windows – New Windows Downloader comes with “Unzip It…” button, built in unzipper – New Russian Preference Pane and installer translations Mac – New Russian Preference Pane translations – Cosmetic fixes for Mountain Lion….

Backblaze release 2.0.6

By | June 25th, 2012

Backblaze has made a new release available. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 6/04/12 Version: 2.0.6 Auto-Update: All – Included “Safety Freeze” feature. Stops all changes to an account if various issues are detected (such as a removed or overwritten Backblaze data directory) to add additional protection for user backups. – First-time….

Netflix, you flatter us.

By | June 6th, 2012
Netflix Open Connect

Inspired by the Backblaze Storage Pod, Netflix builds their own Flixapod. Ok it’s not really called that. It’s called the “Open Connect Appliance Hardware”. Netflix designed a 36-hard drive custom chassis filled with the most popular movies and deployed at every datacenter near their customers. Not only will this this reduce the load on Internet….

Backblaze release 2.0.5

By | May 3rd, 2012

Backblaze has made a new release available. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 5/03/12 Version: 2.0.5 Auto-Update: None – Improved translations in the restore Downloader. – Excluded additional Adobe Lightroom temporary folders. – Localized “Buy” button across all languages. (Mac) – Changed installer background image to use imagery for “double click to….

Sr. Accounting Manager: Cecilia

By | May 2nd, 2012
Sr. Accounting Manager: Cecilia

Someone has to keep track of all those $5 payments… Well, that and manage all of our accounting, finance, taxes, leases, and more. I am sooo happy to have the last of these items off my plate! Welcome Cecilia… What attracted you to Backblaze? Every time I met up with SBrian for lunch, he always….

Backblaze turns 5 – a startup grows up

By | April 20th, 2012
5 years old

Five years. That’s crazy. I can’t believe that it has been five years since Backblaze officially started. While some work started before then, the company was officially incorporated in Delaware on April 20, 2007. When I think back to a few of us sitting in a one-bedroom apartment brainstorming about what we could possibly to….

Backblaze release 2.0.4

By | April 19th, 2012

Backblaze has made a new release available. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 4/18/12 Version: 2.0.4 Auto-Update: None – Improved Japanese translations as part of Sourcenext partnership launch. – Tweaked “Transfer Backup State” where old hosts are named “old_inactive_” for clarity. – Enhanced robustness of Transfer Backup State for clients reporting unknown….