Broadband is Getting Broader

By | January 29th, 2015

Today, the Federal Communications Commission took measures to redefine broadband as 25 Mbps down and 3 Mbps up in the United States. This is wonderful news for internet users, and will hopefully lead to more broadband availability for everyone in the US! The increase to 25/3 is up from 4 Mbps down and 1 Mbps….

The Great Date Debate

By | January 27th, 2015

The Backblaze blog recently went through a lot of changes. We moved our service to the most up-to-date version of WordPress. We changed the design. We changed the layout. We added categories (Cloud Storage, Entrepreneurship, Backing Up, and Backblaze Bits) so that it would be easier to get to the types of articles that you….

Ode to Macworld

By | January 15th, 2015

Macworld Expo San Francisco It’s January. Normally at this time of the year we would just be getting back from CES and getting in to the swing of lining up our booth to exhibit at Macworld; but this year is different. Macworld is currently on hiatus, with no clear indication of when or if it….

We Need a Java Engineer!

By | January 6th, 2015

Thank you for your interest, but this position has been filled.Please check out our jobs page for additional great opportunities at Backblaze. Want to work at a company that helps customers in over 150 countries around the world protect the memories they hold dear? A company that stores over 100 petabytes (1/4th as much as….

Office Manager Emily Joins the Backblaze Horde!

By | December 18th, 2014

The newest addition to the crew at Backblaze, Emily breaks down her favorite hobbies and aspirations. They involve pets and World of Warcraft…what a combo! What is your Backblaze title? Office Manager If you didn’t have to work, what would you do? If I didn’t have to work, I would work! I would start my….

Holiday Gift Guide – Backblaze Style

By | December 10th, 2014

We all have those hard to shop for members of our family, and at Backblaze, we wanted to take a moment and make your holiday shopping conundrums a bit easier to solve. We realize this is coming out a bit late in the holiday gift guide season, so we pooled together some items that you….

Thank You!

By | November 25th, 2014

It’s Thanksgiving week here in the United States, so we wanted to follow the grand tradition of showing thanks. At Backblaze, we’re incredibly thankful for all of our loyal customers. Without them we wouldn’t be here, and we’re pleased as punch that some of them feel the same way about us. That’s why we wanted….

Backblaze + Time Machine = ♥

By | November 21st, 2014

“Why do I need online backup if I have Time Machine Already?” We get that question a lot. Here, we recommend you use both. Backblaze strongly believes in a 3-2-1 backup policy. What’s 3-2-1? Three copies of your data, on two different media, and one copy off-site. If you have that baseline, you’re in good….