Hiring a Director of Sales

By | May 30th, 2018

Backblaze is hiring a Director of Sales. This is a critical role for Backblaze as we continue to grow the team. We need a strong leader who has experience in scaling a sales team and who has an excellent track record for exceeding goals by selling Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions. In addition, this….

Welcome Jack — Data Center Tech

By | May 25th, 2018

As we shoot way past 500 petabytes of data stored, we need a lot of helping hands in the data center to keep those hard drives spinning! We’ve been hiring quite a lot, and our latest addition is Jack. Lets learn a bit more about him, shall we? What is your Backblaze Title? Data Center….

Replacing macOS Server with Synology NAS

By | May 24th, 2018

Apple recently announced that it is deprecating many of the services in macOS Server, which requires organizations to search for a suitable replacement. For some, the solution is a device that not only can take over all required server functions, but also bridges the traditional office and growing cloud IT environments.

The Practical Effects of GDPR at Backblaze

By | May 22nd, 2018

GDPR day, May 25, 2018, is nearly here. On that day, will your inbox explode with update notices, opt-in agreements, and offers from lawyers searching for GDPR violators? Perhaps all the companies on earth that are not GDPR ready will just dissolve into dust. More likely, there will be some changes, but business as usual….

How To Back Up Your Flickr Library

By | May 17th, 2018

Flickr users have been told that they need to agree to the new owner, SmugMug’s terms of service by May 25, 2018, or download their photos and close their accounts. Whether or not you decide to continue with Flickr under new ownership, here’s how to download all your photos from Flickr and keep them safely backed up.