Backblaze’s mission is to make cloud storage that’s affordable and astonishingly easy to use. Backblaze B2 embodies that mission for those looking for an object storage solution.
Another Backblaze core value is being transparent, from releasing our Storage Pod designs to detailing our cloud storage cost of goods sold. We are an open book in the Cloud Storage industry. So it makes sense that opaque pricing policies that require mind numbing calculations are a no-no for us. Our approach to pricing is to be transparent, straight-forward, and predictable.
For Backblaze B2, this means that no matter how much data you have, the cost for B2 is $0.005/GB per month for data storage and $0.01/GB to download data. There are no costs to upload. We also throw in your first 10GB of storage for free when you open your account and 1GB of free downloads every day.
Cloud Storage Price Comparison
The storage industry does not share our view of making pricing transparent, or affordable. In an effort to help everyone, we’ve made a Cloud Storage Pricing Calculator, where anyone can enter in their specific use case and get pricing back for B2, S3, Azure, and GCS.
B2 Cost Calculator
Backblaze provides this calculator as an estimate.
Sample storage scenarios:
We invite you to compare our cost estimates against the competition. Here are the links to our competitors’ pricing calculators.
- Amazon Web Services Pricing Calculator
- Microsoft Azure Pricing Calculator
- Google Cloud Platform Pricing Calculator
B2 Cloud Storage Pricing Summary
The Details for B2
How much data you have stored with Backblaze. This is calculated once a day based on the average storage of the previous 24 hours.
The first 10 GB of storage is free.
Charged when you download files and charged when you create a Snapshot. Charged for any portion of a GB.
The first 1 GB of data downloaded each day is free.
Class “B” transactions – $0.004 per 10,000 with 2,500 free per day.
Class “C” transactions – $0.004 per 1,000 with 2,500 free per day.
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DATA BY MAIL
Backblaze will mail your data to you by FedEx:
• USB Flash Drive – up to 110 GB – $89
• USB Hard Drive – up to 3.5TB of data – $189
Unlike other services, you won’t be nickeled and dimed with upload fees, file deletion charges, minimum files size requirements, and more. Everything you can possibly pay Backblaze is listed above.
Visit our B2 Cloud Storage web page for more information about B2.