Restoring Data From The NSA

By | November 19th, 2013

It All Started With A Meme I’m an avid redditor, though my karma doesn’t show it, and around the time the NSA PRISM story broke, I started seeing this image appear in my feeds: I’m also the social guy at Backblaze, so I felt it was my duty to post it. After receiving many tweets….

Spooky! Our Halloween Contest Winner!

By | October 31st, 2013

Thanks to everyone for participating! Since you took the time to make a video for our silly contest, we’ll send you and all of your actors a t-shirt! Just private message us on Facebook with your email and we’ll coordinate from there! Enjoy these great videos! The winner is: And a giant thanks to….

Backblaze Halloween Contest

By | October 15th, 2013

Want to win an iPad Mini or a Nexus 7? We’re having a scary video contest! Want the rules? Read below, and don’t forget to check out the example video at the bottom! Oh, and hurry! The contest ends October 29th! How to Enter the Contest? 1. Prepare a short, 30 seconds or less, video….

Happy Mother’s Day!

By | May 10th, 2013
Yev and his mother

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and we want to wish all the mothers out there a fantastic Sunday! We also wanted to post this adorable picture of Yev and his mother. We’re sure that you have the greatest gifts already picked out for the mothers in your lives, but if not, we’d like….

Unboxing The Japanese Retail Box!

By | April 26th, 2013

Last year Backblaze announced a partnership with Sourcenext to help spread online backup throughout Japan.  After all, backing up your computer is a good idea, no matter where you live!  This year Sourcenext is releasing a retail box for us!  Let’s take a look inside shall we?

The Real Story Behind Drive Farming

By | April 1st, 2013

We try to be really honest and up-front here at Backblaze online backup, but we have a few things that we keep close to the chest. Even though we told the story behind our drive farming a few months ago, there were some things we didn’t tell you. We’re sorry. So, we created this video….

A Million Dollars Worth of Backblaze

By | March 27th, 2013

Backblaze is giving away one million dollars worth of the Backblaze online backup service. “Whoa”, you say, “Backblaze is like the thriftiest company ever, now they’re giving away a million dollars worth of their service, what gives?” That’s a fair question. Here’s the deal… Starting immediately and running through the end of World Backup Day….