Sometimes its the little things that warm my heart. In January, many of us hoped to see Steve Jobs on stage as the keynote for the MacWorld event. We decided to show our support by making “Bring Back Steve Jobs” posters and passing them out the morning of the keynote. Today a very cool time….
Backblaze welcomes all Syncplicity users with a 15% off coupon! While synchronization and backup are not the same, some users try to use sync’ing as a form of backup. Synchronization provider Syncplicity had a Mac version in beta for a while…but last week announced they are pulling the plug on it because of technical issues…..
Backblaze has made a new release available and all users are scheduled to be automatically upgraded over the next two weeks. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 6/8/09 Windows Version: 184.108.40.206 Mac Version: 220.127.116.11 Auto-Update: All Users This release is primarily a maintenance release to add system checks and make the service….
June was Backup Awareness Month and every day we chose one person who installed a free trial to receive a one-year subscription to Backblaze. We received a lot of great feedback from the daily winners, many being shocked to have won something and thrilled to have the security of knowing they were backed up. As….
One year ago I attended Cloud Camp, a gathering of early adopters of cloud computing. Primary questions there centered on: “How do we define cloud computing? Last Thursday I attended GigaOm Structure 09 and the discussions were full of cloud computing success stories, explanations of deployments, insights about how to scale bigger, offerings of cloud….
Nearly 1 of 2 people (46%) lose data every year according to a study of Backblaze customers. Shocking? It surprised me at first glance, but then I dug in deeper. Drive Failures According to a Google study of hard drive failures, disk drives over a year old have about a 1 in 10 chance of….
Today is the 5th day of Backup Awareness Month and these three people have already won their 1-year subscription to Backblaze online backup: June 1st: Rui Marques June 2nd: Tim Slater June 3rd: Michael Koch Each of them simply clicked the Start Backing Up button to get a free trial on that day and were….
Backblaze has made a new release available and some users are being automatically upgraded. Below are the enhancements in this release: Release Date: 6/5/09 Windows Version: 18.104.22.168 Mac Version: 22.214.171.124 Auto-Update: Some Users Minor release to address a few small issues including: Cloned Drive Primary Drive Selection A small percentage of (mostly Mac) users that….