Backblaze Release 1.5.2

New Release

Backblaze has made a new release available and all users are scheduled to be automatically upgraded over the next two weeks. Below are the enhancements in this release:

Release Date: 3/30/11
Version: 1.5.2
Auto-Update: All Users

  • Enabled quick scan of large external drives so files appear quicker in restores (Windows)
  • Fixed label on “Set Private Encryption Key” button in dialog box (Windows)
  • Enabled scrollbar in “Transfer Backup State” dialog for customers with more than 16 computers (Windows)
  • Added exclusions for Office 2011 temporary files (Mac)
  • Added launch of Backblaze menu icon when toggle hide/show icon (Mac)
  • Added exclusion for OSX 10.4 to no longer auto-update (Mac)

About Gleb Budman

Gleb Budman is a co-founder and has served as our chief executive officer since 2007, guiding the business from its inception in a Palo Alto apartment to a company serving customers in more than 175 countries with over an exabyte of data under management. Gleb has served as a member of our board of directors since 2009 and as chairperson since January 2021. Prior to Backblaze, Gleb was the senior director of product management at SonicWall and the vice president of products at MailFrontier, which was acquired by SonicWall. Before that, he served in a senior position at Kendara, which was acquired by Excite@Home, and previously founded and successfully exited two other startup companies.