Hurricane Sandy and Data Loss Assistance

By | November 6th, 2012

Backblaze would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the people affected by Hurricane Sandy. We hope your recovery and return to any semblance of “normalcy” is swift. Many of our customers are located in the areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy and thus many of you may need to recover lost data from our online….

Backblaze release 2.1

By | October 18th, 2012

Backblaze has made a new release available. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 10/12/12 Version: 2.1 Auto-Update: None Windows – Fixed downloader to support really unusual Japanese characters in computer names – Changed text in a Notification Dialog from “More Options…” to “Settings….” Mac – Made “Backblaze Flame” icon “Retina” resolution on….

Looking for a PR superstar

By | August 27th, 2012
Backblaze is looking for a PR person

Thank you for your interest, but this position has been filled.Please check out our jobs page for additional great opportunities at Backblaze. For the past five years, we have grown our online backup service through word-of-mouth and the kindling that helps fuel it: PR, social media, events, and affiliate marketing. We have worked on these….

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….