Big news in the technology industry this week as Yahoo’s board authorized the purchase of Tumblr, and Flickr announced 1 terabyte of photo storage. One terabyte of storage. That’s a lot of photos. By their estimates over 500,000 of them, maybe even more, depending on the resolution and quality. We think this is great! Having….
Sometimes when you first hear an idea you think, “OK, that’s crazy.” That’s what happened when our PR folks came to us in marketing with the idea of having Backblaze be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. It was a crazy idea. For those of you who know Backblaze, we have grown from a gleam in….
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….
For all our talk about online backup, restoring data is what Backblaze is all about! “Backblaze saved the day for me–not once, but twice in less than 6 months. My computer did one of those spectacular crashes where it seems most of its insides get replaced and I needed my BB restore files. Five months….
What is happening? Backblaze has made the tough decision to stop supporting Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. As of February 1, 2013, Backblaze will no longer run on Mac computers running OSX 10.4 Tiger. Don’t worry though; we won’t let you go that easy. Backblaze is committed to providing unlimited online backup to all of….
With the recovery from Hurricane Sandy just now starting, the full scope of what has been lost is coming in to view. One of the many challenges you may have will be trying to recover the data on your damaged or destroyed laptop or desktop computer. If you are a Backblaze customer and need to….
Backblaze would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the people affected by Hurricane Sandy. We hope your recovery and return to any semblance of “normalcy” is swift. Many of our customers are located in the areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy and thus many of you may need to recover lost data from our online….
The rain started in August and by mid-October 2011, violent floods in Thailand had crippled the factories that helped produce nearly half of the world’s hard drives. As an online backup company, Backblaze fills more than 50 TB of new drives every day. To survive this crisis without raising prices or compromising service, Backblaze deployed….