“We Love You Backblaze” Contest Winner

By | March 20th, 2012

First, we want to thank everyone for creating and sharing their videos for the “We Love You Backblaze” video contest. We hope everyone had fun. The creativity and uniqueness of the entries was truly amazing. Everyone who entered the contest will get a coveted Backblaze T-shirt, so if you entered the contest and haven’t heard….

Quick maintenance at 2pm PDT

By | March 13th, 2012

Our online backup service will have a 30 minute maintenance at 2pm PDT today (Tuesday 3/13/12.) This is a slight finish up after last week’s maintenance. During this maintenance, some parts of our service will be affected: * Restores and access to My Account will be unavailable. * Creating new accounts will be unavailable. We….

Maintenance Tuesday and Wednesday

By | March 5th, 2012

Backblaze is upgrading its central systems, which will take place in two phases: * Tuesday 3/6/12 for about one hour sometime at 2pm PST. * Wednesday 3/7/12 for two to three hours starting at 2pm PST. Due to massive growth, we are tripling the storage on those systems. Our storage farm scales infinitely without downtime….

Backblaze release 2.0.2

By | March 5th, 2012

Backblaze has made a new release available and all users are scheduled to be automatically upgraded over the next few weeks. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 3/01/12 Version: 2.0.2 Auto-Update: All Users Added “End Time” to “Backup Schedule of type ‘Once Per Day’” While the default (and recommended) approach is to….

Sing and Win an iPad

By | February 22nd, 2012

Nearly everyone likes to sing.  And nearly everyone would like to win an iPad3 when it becomes available.  And we believe nearly everyone should backup their laptop or desktop computer with Backblaze.  So we’ve combined all three into one easy contest.  The “We Love You Backblaze” contest.  One lucky winner will be able win an….

Director of Product Marketing: Andy

By | February 2nd, 2012

Thanks to our great customers, Backblaze continues to grow. We are excited to announce that we have hired a Director of Product Marketing. Let’s spend a few minutes with Andy… Where are you from? And where are you now? I was born in Brooklyn New York and grew up on Long Island in Shirley, exit….