Backing Up Linux to Backblaze B2 with Duplicity and Restic

By | October 19th, 2017

Linux users have a variety of options for handling data backup. The choices range from free and open-source programs to paid commercial tools, and include applications that are purely command-line based (CLI) and others that have a graphical interface (GUI), or both. If you take a look at our Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage Integrations page,….

Bringing Clean and Safe Drinking Water to Developing Countries

By | October 10th, 2017

charity: water sends workers with laptop computers to rural communities in 24 countries around the world that are in need of clean and safe drinking water, so it’s not surprising that computer backup is needed on every computer they have. It’s so essential that Matt Ward, System Administrator for charity: water, says Backblaze for Business is a standard part of employee on-boarding.

New Backblaze Security Features

By | October 3rd, 2017

Today, we are pleased to announce two new security features for Backblaze. Security is a top priority at Backblaze, and we are fully committed to, and proactively invest in, keeping our users secure. In 2015, we added additional features such as two-factor verification via SMS, which enables customers to use a mobile device to verify….

Backblaze Supports Apple’s macOS High Sierra

By | September 26th, 2017

Apple has released the latest version of its Macintosh operating system, macOS 10.13 “High Sierra.” It is available as a free download in the Mac App Store. We thought we’d put up a quick post today to let everyone know that the Backblaze Macintosh client has been tested and is compatible with High Sierra. For….

Strategies for Backing Up Windows Computers

By | September 12th, 2017

There’s a little company called Apple making big announcements this week, but about 45% of our readers are on Windows machines, so we thought it would be a good idea to devote a blog post today to Windows users and the options they have for backing up Windows computers. We’ll be talking about the various….