For the most recent Hard Drive Reliability Statistics, as well as the raw hard drive test data, visit Hard Drive Data and Stats. As of March 31, 2018 we had 100,110 spinning hard drives. Of that number, there were 1,922 boot drives and 98,188 data drives. This review looks at the quarterly and lifetime statistics….
If you’ve been trying to figure out the hybrid cloud and whether it is right for you, we outline the primary benefits of the hybrid cloud and how it can be a catalyst for digital transformation for business.
Backblaze just returned from exhibiting at NAB in Las Vegas, where the response to our recent announcements was tremendous. In case you missed the news, Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage continues to extend its lead as the most affordable, high performance cloud on the planet.
Duplicati is a free, cross-platform backup client for Windows, Mac, and Linux with a strong feature set and an easy-to-use interface. It works great with Backblaze’s B2 Cloud Storage.
Last week Backblaze made the exciting announcement that through partnerships with Packet and ServerCentral, cloud computing is available to Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage customers. If you’re not familiar with cloud computing, here is a quick introduction.
American Public Television was like many organizations that have been around for a while. They were entrenched using an older technology — in their case, tape storage and distribution — that once met their needs but was limiting their productivity and preventing them from effectively collaborating with their many media partners. APT’s VP of Technology knew that he needed to move into the future and embrace cloud storage to keep APT ahead of the game.
Today we’re announcing that compute is now available for B2 Cloud Storage customers through our partnerships with Packet and ServerCentral. These partnerships enable B2 customers to use compute, give our compute partners’ customers access to cloud storage, and introduce new customers to industry-leading storage and compute — all with high-performance, low-latency, and low-cost.
Why pay less for the same service? We’ve spent the last month making changes to Backblaze B2. We’ve reduced the B2 Download Prices in Half, expanded on our Snapshot USB Restore program by offering refunds if the hard drives are shipped back to us, and have built out our Backblaze Fireball program into a self-service….