Backblaze’s rapid ingest service, Fireball, graduates out of public beta. Our device holds 70 terabytes of customer data and is perfect for migrating large data sets to Backblaze’s B2 Cloud Storage.
Today we’re pleased to introduce the cloud storage industry’s only refundable rapid data egress service, the B2 Snapshot Return Refund program. Send back the drive we sent you with your B2 Snapshot data (up to 3.5 terabytes) within 30 days and we’ll refund your Snapshot fee.
In Part 2 of our series on HDDS and SSDs, we take a deeper look at the differences between HDDs and SSDs, how both HDD and SSD technologies are evolving (and what else is on the horizon), and how Backblaze takes advantage of SSDs in our operations and data centers.
Backblaze is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, we are reducing the price of Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage downloads by 50%. This means that B2 download pricing drops from $0.02 to $0.01 per GB. As always, the first gigabyte of data downloaded each day remains free. If some of this sounds familiar, that’s because a….
Customers frequently ask us whether and when we plan to move our cloud backup and data storage to SSDs (Solid-State Drives). That’s not a surprising question considering the many advantages SSDs have over magnetic platter type drives, also known as HDDs (Hard-Disk Drives). So what is in store for the future?
In Part 2 of our series on data centers we continue to look at factors that need to be considered both by those interested in a dedicated data center and those seeking to colocate in an existing center.
In this series we’ll talk in general terms about the factors that an organization needs to consider when opening a data center and the challenges that must be met in the process. In Part 1, we look at the different types of data centers, the importance of location in planning a data center, data center certification, and the single most expensive factor in running a data center, power.
In this post, we continue our Veeam/B2 series with a discussion of backing up Veeam to the Backblaze B2 Cloud using StarWind VTL. Using Veeam, StarWind VTL, and Backblaze B2 cloud storage is a superior alternative to tape as Backblaze B2 offers better economics, instant access, and faster recovery.