Welcome Aaron: Systems Administrator

By | March 24th, 2014

Maybe we should say “Welcome Back Aaron”. You see, Aaron is a native Californian, from Sacramento, who moved to Austin Texas a few years ago. As much as Aaron liked living in “The Live Music Capital of the World” or “Silicon Hills”, he is really excited to be back home where he’ll be working in….

Work for Backblaze at Macworld

By | March 12th, 2014

You love Backblaze. You’ve woken up in the middle of the night asking yourself, “Self, why is it that I’m not working at Backblaze, I love those guys!” Well, here’s your chance! Backblaze has a big presence at Macworld (March 27-29th) this year and we want someone to come spend a day with us at….

Backblaze + Pebble

By | March 11th, 2014

Backblaze and Pebble? Talk about worlds colliding. I (Yev) love the Pebble, and I’ve been wearing one ever since my “Kickstarter Edition” watch shipped last year. More recently I’ve upgraded to the shiny and new Pebble Steel. Anyway, I’m also the social media guy at Backblaze, so I’m constantly monitoring the social-sphere for any mentions….

Welcome Matt: Sacramento Here I Come…

By | March 5th, 2014

We’d like to welcome Matt to our Operations team as a Data Center Technician. He’s our first employee to work day-in/day-out in our “new” Sacramento data center. Of course other Backblaze folks will visit and help him out on a regular basis so he won’t get too lonely. After all we don’t want him roaming….

The Oscar SHOULD go to…

By | February 28th, 2014

One of the hottest topics of the Backblaze office is what movies are out and should we go see them. Well, it’s almost time for the Oscars and we’re excited to see who is going to win in each of the categories. In our hearts though, we believe there should be one more Oscar category:….

Dragging a Desktop Through The Snow

By | February 25th, 2014

Wow. People dragged their computers through the snow to get Backblaze. Backblaze was at RootsTech a few weeks ago in sunny Salt Lake City and one of the things we did at the show was offer to install Backblaze on any computer that conference goers wanted to bring in. Even though Backblaze is easy to….

Meet Nathan: Technical Support Tech

By | February 19th, 2014

While many of the folks at Backblaze came from somewhere else, Nathan was born and raised in Silicon Valley. We’re glad he stayed as he fits very nicely into our customer support group. Welcome Nathan. Where are you originally from? I grew up in the south bay and went to high school in Mountain View,….

Unboxing Our New Mac Pro

By | February 12th, 2014

We love getting new gadget at the Backblaze office and just last week we took delivery of our first Mac Pro! Our designer Casey couldn’t be more thrilled! We had a bit of fun with the unboxing, but not everyone was as excited about it as Casey.