Backblaze release 1.0.6

By | March 9th, 2010

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: 3/1/10 Version: 1.0.6 Auto-Update: All Users Performance Improvements * Reduces network traffic between client and Backblaze data center. Improved install & error checking robustness (Mac)….

Goodbye 2009. Hello 2010.

By | January 4th, 2010

Happy New Year! One year ago we said goodbye to 2008 – we couldn’t have even imagined what 2009 would bring. So, again, we’ll take a look back at 2009 and pull out our crystal ball to take the slightest look ahead to 2010. Mac Love We entered 2009 with a private beta of our….

Backblaze a Finalist for a Crunchie

By | January 4th, 2010

GigaOm, VentureBeat, and TechCrunch have gotten together again to put on the Academy Awards of the tech industry – the Crunchies. Backblaze is honored to have been named a finalist in the category: Best Technology Achievement of 2009. Not sure if you have heard of the other finalists…one is a little startup called Google and….

Backblaze release 1.0.4

By | December 4th, 2009

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: 12/4/09 Version: 1.0.4 Auto-Update: All Users All binaries are signed (Win) The installers Windows and Mac installers has always been signed and all Mac binaries….

Outside Dreamforce: an insider’s guide

By | November 17th, 2009

Are you in San Francisco for Salesforce’s Dreamforce event? 3 days, 15,000 people, booming sounds booths, light shows, and lots of clouds – both the real and virtual type. Salesforce provides you plenty of guidance about what to do at Dreamforce. But what should you do when you are outside of Dreamforce? You could go….

NSA might want some Backblaze pods

By | November 12th, 2009

CrunchGear published that the National Security Agency (NSA) is forecasting it may need yottabytes of storage to keep all of its surveillance data by 2015. What is a yottabyte? 1000 GB = 1 Terabyte (TB) 1000 TB = 1 Petabyte (PB) 1000 PB = 1 Exabyte (EB) 1000 EB = 1 Zettabyte (ZB) 1000 ZB….

Backblaze for Business launches

By | November 5th, 2009

Ever since Backblaze launched, providing incredibly easy, unlimited online backup, for individual users…companies have said, “Hey, but we have laptops and desktops that need to be backed up too!” To help these companies, this week we launched Backblaze for Business, making available the same $50 per year per computer unlimited backup. What is Backblaze for….