10 spooky data loss stories

By | October 31st, 2012

Recently Yev, our resident keeper of the meme, asked our community to tell us their scariest stories on data loss. From the avalanche of bone chilling stories we picked 10 we thought would tingle your spine without scaring you breathless. Some folks had online backup, others did not, but all are scary. You’ve been warned,….

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!

Technical Support Engineer – Zack

By | September 5th, 2012

How long would you commute for your job, 30 minutes? An hour? 90 minutes? Well meet Zack, our newest member of the Backblaze Technical Support team. His commute is nearly 2 hours, each way, each day. Why? Let’s ask him… Tell us about your commute to work? I live in Napa now, so depending on….

Technical Support Engineer: Christopher

By | August 23rd, 2012

Joining our customer support team is Christopher. He collects body art, brews his own beer and knows a whole lot about Macs and PCs — a perfect fit. Welcome Chris. Have you always been in the San Francisco Bay area? I was born in Oakland, California, but when I was young I lived abroad as….

Datacenter Technician – Dave (and Louie)

By | July 16th, 2012
Dave our Datacenter Guy

Please help welcome our new Datacenter Technician, Dave and his four-legged sidekick Louie. Dave started as a contractor a few months ago and has decided to join the Backblaze online backup operations team full time to provide our over 300 storage pods the TLC they deserve. Where are you originally from? Just up the road….

Marketing Intern: Natalie

By | July 9th, 2012

Welcome Natalie, our very first intern here at Backblaze. Natalie brings her youthful enthusiasm to our marketing department for the summer. Where are you originally from? Born and raised in Fremont, California. Currently going to school at UC Davis, and loving it. Aggie Pride! What are you studying in school? I’m currently an undergraduate pursuing….

Technical Support Engineer: Adam

By | July 2nd, 2012
Adam: Customer Support

Adam–Backblaze’s own Mac Genius. Like the rest of us, Adam has been a loyal customer to Backblaze. After nearly three years of an intense love affair and a shared interest in making your life easier, Adam and Backblaze have officially tied the knot, as he is now on board the Backblaze team. Welcome Adam! Where….