Backblaze and GDPR

By | February 15th, 2018

Over the next few months the noise over GDPR will finally reach a crescendo. For the uninitiated, “GDPR” stands for “General Data Protection Regulation” and it goes into effect on May 25th of this year. GDPR is designed to protect how personal information of EU (European Union) citizens is collected, stored, and shared. The regulation….

500 Petabytes and Counting

By | February 5th, 2018

It seems like only yesterday that we crossed the 350 petabyte mark. It was actually June 2017, but boy have we been growing since. In October 2017 we crossed 400 petabytes. Today, we’re proud to announce we’ve crossed the 500 petabyte mark. That’s a very healthy clip, see for yourself! Whether you have 50 GB,….

Wanted: Junior Support Technician

By | January 12th, 2018

Backblaze is growing and as we grow we want to make sure that our customers are very well taken care of! One of the departments that grows along with our customer base is the support department, which is located in our San Mateo, California headquarters. Want to jump start your career? Take a look below….

Wanted: Sales Engineer

By | January 9th, 2018

Thank you for your interest, this position has been filled.Please visit our website to see: available listings. At inception, Backblaze was a consumer company. Thousands upon thousands of individuals came to our website and gave us $5/mo to keep their data safe. But, we didn’t sell business solutions. It took us years before we had….

Wanted: Datacenter Technician

By | January 9th, 2018

As we shoot way past 400 petabytes of data under management we need some help scaling up our datacenters. We’re on the lookout for some datacenter technicians that can help us. This role is located near the Sacramento, California area. If you want to join a dynamic team that helps keep our almost 90,000+ hard….

Wanted: Staff Accountant

By | January 8th, 2018

Updated 02/02/2018 As Backblaze continues to grow, we’re expanding our accounting team! We’re looking for a seasoned Fixed Asset Accountant to help us with fixed assets and equipment leases. Job Duties: Maintain and review fixed assets. Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions. Review and update the detailed schedule of fixed assets and accumulated depreciation. Calculate….

Backblaze Cloud Backup Release 5.2

By | January 4th, 2018

We’re pleased to start the year off the right way, with an update to Backblaze Cloud Backup, version 5.2! This is a smaller release, but does increase backup speeds, optimizes the backup client, and addresses a few minor bugs that we’re excited to lay to rest. What’s New Increased transmission speed of files between 30MB….

Lorelei Joins the Operations Crew

By | December 18th, 2017

We’ve eclipsed the 400 Petabyte mark and our data center continues to grow. What does that mean? It means we need more great people working in our data centers making sure that the hard drives keep spinning and that sputtering drives are promptly dealt with. Lorelei is the newest Data Center Technician to join our….