No matter what type of storage you’re considering for creative production, your guiding principle should be to choose the storage with the best performance and cost advantages for each workflow step.
As of September 30, 2018 Backblaze had 99,636 spinning hard drives in our data centers, which now includes a large number of 12 TB drives. Here’s our latest report on how they’re all doing, and a brief look at the direction we’ll be heading in the future.
Archiware P5, Fireball, and Backblaze B2 provide all the essential components of an effective backup, archive, and sync solution. With the latest version, Archiware gains deeper Fireball integration that gets your largest archives into B2 even faster.
With Cantemo iconik and Backblaze B2, you can make all of your media instantly accessible within your workflows while adopting an infinitely scalable media storage solution.
Today we are announcing that beginning immediately, Backblaze B2 customers will be able to download data stored in B2 to Cloudflare for zero transfer fees. This means that customers can save up to 75% on storage versus Amazon S3 to store their content in the cloud and deliver it worldwide.
Version 2 of the Backblaze B2 API brings a number of enhancements. While existing applications using version 1 of the API will continue to function as before with no changes required, we encourage developers to try out the version 2 beta and submit comments to us.
Hedge has created Canister for Backblaze Fireball, a frictionless solution that is by far the easiest way to migrate LTO tape archives to B2 Cloud Storage. Once in B2, the content is easily accessible and ready to pull into new content creation workflows.
Cloud storage is now an affordable alternative to LTO for storing data. For many, a practical first step is to adopt a hybrid environment of LTO and cloud storage, which will reduce costs while maximizing LTO investment. We present the configuration options and the cost justification with an LTO vs cloud cost calculator.