Planned Maintenance (Thursday 2-4PM PDT)

By | April 13th, 2016

As part of our Backblaze B2 maintenance window (Thursday 2-3pm Pacific) we are doing maintenance on some core Backblaze systems and may experience longer downtime affecting Backblaze B2, Backblaze Personal, and Backblaze Business Backup systems. The planned maintenance will be from 2-4PM Pacific. During this time no new Backblaze or Backblaze B2 accounts can be….

Senior HR Generalist Natalie Joins The Team

By | April 4th, 2016

Backblaze continues to grow, and as companies grow and start hiring more and more folks (we’re still hiring by the way: we need HR rockstars to help with that process. We’re delighted to have Natalie join the team! She’ll be helping with everything from benefit stuff to recruiting. Hurray! Lets learn a bit more….

Our Newest Datacenter Technician – Jon!

By | March 25th, 2016
New Datacenter Tech - Jon

The Backblaze datacenter continues to expand and our newest Datacenter Technician there is Jon! Jon’s had an interesting life, including working at a zoo and as a ski instructor. He’s already making an impact in the datacenter, so if you’re curious about the folks that take care of the hard drives that take care of….

New Customer Support Champion – Troy

By | March 14th, 2016

As Backblaze continues growing we need seasoned support veterans to help our customers in times of need. That’s why we hired Troy! He’s been around the block in a few support and tech consulting gigs and is going to be a great addition to the Backblaze team! He’s also musically inclined, which is pretty awesome…..

Wanted: Customer Success Manager – B2

By | March 10th, 2016
Customer Success Manager

Thank you for your interest, but this position has been filled.Please check out our jobs page for additional great opportunities at Backblaze. Backblaze B2 continues to grow and as it does we are in need of someone to help customers get up and running! Want a challenge? Check out the position and job description of….

Mixergy Interviews Backblaze CEO

By | February 24th, 2016
Backblaze CEO Talks Entrepreneurship with Mixergy

Recently our fearless leader Gleb did an interview with Andrew Warner for Mixergy! The topic was entrepreneurship and launching a company without venture capital. The interview is about an hour and a half long, but we decided to write up a bit of a TL/DR version along with some key takeaways and time stamps. You….

What Happened: Adobe Creative Cloud Update Bug

By | February 14th, 2016

On February 11th, Adobe released an update to Creative Cloud (v which, as they put it, “…in some scenarios the application may incorrectly remove files with user writeable permissions from the system root directory.” You can find their release notes here. This meant that if you were an Adobe Creative Cloud customer on Mac….