Thank you for Believing in us!

By | November 20th, 2012
Thank you coffee mugs.

With the thanking season fast approaching, we wanted to take a moment and give thanks to all of our loyal fans, evangelists, customers, blog readers, employees, and everyone else that has helped us along the way! Backblaze is now more than 5 years old, and we couldn’t have done it without all of you. When….

Congratulations – Jake and Stefanie!

By | October 15th, 2012

Congratulations to Stefanie and Jake on their marriage! When our online backup service Backblaze was founded, we didn’t think that our company would ever be involved in a love connection, but here we are! This isn’t the first time we’ve been “involved” in a wedding, but this story is pretty special. Jake and Stefanie were….

And the Winners are…

By | October 8th, 2012
White Backblaze Mug

Congratulations on your new mug! The winners have been chosen, we’d list their names, but there’s a lot of duplicates! We’ll be contacting them shortly in order to get their shipping info! Thanks to everyone who participated and we’ll be doing more of these soon!

Quartz Glass Backblaze Storage Pods?

By | September 27th, 2012
Backblaze Storage Pod with Quartz Crystal

Hitachi announced this morning that they have invented “quartz glass storage”. With this innovation they are able to hold about 40MB of data per square inch on one piece of quartz glass. The Verge’s article doesn’t state the cost of the quartz glass, but the procedure to create such a piece of storage includes using….

Heroes Assemble…at Draper University!

By | June 11th, 2012
Backblaze Online Backup and Draper University Street Sign

Backblaze would like to welcome the Draper University of Heroes to the neighborhood! Last year Tim Draper, the Founder and Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, bought the Benjamin Franklin Hotel in San Mateo with a dream of renovating the building and turning it in to a University for Entrepreneurs. The Draper University of Heroes….