2017 Holiday Gift Guide — Backblaze Style

By | December 12th, 2017

Here at Backblaze we have a lot of folks who are all about technology. With the holiday season fast approaching, you might have all of your gift buying already finished — but if not, we put together a list of things that the employees here at Backblaze are pretty excited about giving (and/or receiving) this….

The Operations Team Just Got Rich-er!

By | December 8th, 2017

We’re growing at a pretty rapid clip, and as we add more customers, we need people to help keep all of our hard drives spinning. Along with support, the other department that grows linearly with the number of customers that join us is the operations team, and they’ve just added a new member to their….

Zach Joins The Support Team

By | December 1st, 2017

As Backblaze continues to grow, one thing that runs linearly with our growth is the number of folks we need in support. We believe strongly that people writing in to get a helping hand should be quickly and kindly take care of. To help us with that, we’d like to welcome Zach, our latest Support….

Welcome Carlo!

By | November 2nd, 2017

As Backblaze continues to grow, we need to keep our web experience on point, so we put out a call for creative folks that can help us make the Backblaze experience all that it can be. We found Carlo! He’s a frontend web developer who used to work at Sea World. Lets learn a bit….

Happy Halloween!

By | October 31st, 2017

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our Halloween Video Contest. We had a lot of fun watching the videos and have chosen a winner! There were many strong entries, but in the end we gave in to our love of Stranger Things. Which fits, because after years of hearing backup stories, some of….

Backblaze Release 5.1 – RMM Compatibility for Mass Deployments

By | October 13th, 2017

Introducing Backblaze Computer Backup Release 5.1 This is a relatively minor release in terms of the core Backblaze Computer Backup service functionality, but is a big deal for Backblaze for Business as we’ve updated our Mac and PC clients to be RMM (Remote Monitoring and Management) compatible. What Is New? Updated Mac and PC clients….

Spooky Halloween Video Contest

By | October 9th, 2017

Think you can create a really spooky Halloween video? We’re giving out $100 Visa gift cards just in time for the holidays. Want a chance to win? You’ll need to make a spooky 30-second Halloween-themed video. We had a lot of fun with this the last time we did it a few years back so….

Extended Maintenance
(Thursday 09/07/2017 2-6pm Pacific)

By | September 5th, 2017

As part of our Backblaze maintenance window (regularly Thursday 2-3pm Pacific), we are doing maintenance on some core Backblaze systems and may experience longer downtime affecting Backblaze B2 and Backblaze Computer Backup systems (both Personal and Business). The planned extended maintenance will be from Thursday September 7th, from 2-6pm Pacific. We are anticipating that most….