Welcome to Backup Awareness Month 2015

By | June 2nd, 2015

June is Backup Awareness Month and we are kicking things off with a review of the 2015 results from our annual Backup Awareness Survey. Since 2008, in preparation for Backup Awareness Month, Backblaze has tasked the folks at Harris Interactive to poll computer owners to determine how often they back up the data on their….

Six Billion Files Restored and Counting

By | June 24th, 2014

Funny thing about providing an online backup service that is currently storing over 100 Petabytes of customer data, sometimes people need their data back. In fact, nearly half (46%) of our customers restored one or more of their files in 2013 and that adds up. From when Backblaze first started until the end of May….

VIZIO, Backblaze and friends…

By | June 15th, 2012

It’s nice to have friends. You’ve probably heard of VIZIO and maybe some of those other companies in the picture above, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon and the rest. And there’s Backblaze right in the middle – cool huh? That’s Matt McRae, the CTO of VIZIO, introducing their new PC lineup, All-in-Ones, Notebooks, and Thin + Lights…..

Backup Awareness Month 2012

By | June 1st, 2012
Backup Awareness Month 2012

June is Backup Awareness Month. To celebrate we’ve gathered up some of our favorite stories to share throughout the month. We’ve also added in a dash of Billy and his cat Felix throughout the month to make it fun. So look for the latest story or Billy adventure by checking out the Backblaze web site….

Backblaze is giving away 2 Apple iPads

By | June 11th, 2010

Losing all of your photos forever. Paying iTunes a second time to buy all your music again. Pulling your hair out when your computer won’t boot. …if these reasons aren’t enough to backup your computer, we’re giving you one more: A free Apple iPad. Every computer that starts backing up in June will be entered….

Backup Awareness Month – June 2010

By | June 11th, 2010

Has it been a year already? It feels like just yesterday I was writing about our last survey with Harris Interactive where we ask how often people backup their computers. Well, it’s June again and we re-ran the survey. * Good news: Fewer people are not doing regular backups (92% now vs. 94% last year)…..

Backup Awareness Month winners

By | July 8th, 2009

June was Backup Awareness Month and every day we chose one person who installed a free trial to receive a one-year subscription to Backblaze. We received a lot of great feedback from the daily winners, many being shocked to have won something and thrilled to have the security of knowing they were backed up. As….