Data Is the Digital World’s Most Precious Resource
Our mission is to make storing and using data astonishingly easy.
After working together for 20 years and successfully building two companies, the seven co-founders
launched Backblaze with a vision: to create a business that’s equally fair and good for its customers,
partners, employees, investors, and the greater community. It all started with our founders in a
one-bedroom Palo Alto apartment...
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From day one, the Backblaze founders brought our values to life, which has shaped the company and our staff.
Fair & Good
Be good. Trust is paramount. Build a good product. Charge fairly. Be open, honest, and
accepting with customers and each other.
Build for long-term success. Be rationally frugal. Invest responsibly. Keep profitability
in mind, and build at a sustainable pace.
Focus on Easy
Think hard how to make things easy. Take extra time to achieve simplicity, minimize
friction, and reduce complexity.
Default to sharing unless there is a strong reason not to. Transparency builds trust and
Refuse to take history or habit to mean something is "right." Consider novel solutions
unrestricted by conventional wisdom.
Over one exabyte of data storage under management, and counting.
Nearly 500K Customers in 175 Countries
We launched Backblaze 14 years ago because we understood the value of data, and recognized that protecting
and using it was too complex and too expensive. Today, the Backblaze Storage Cloud provides a foundational
platform around the world for a broad community of developers, IT generalists, entrepreneurs, and
individuals who seek the easy, affordable, trusted solutions we provide.
Storing and using data shouldn’t be hard. Our Storage Cloud manages complexity so you can focus on what's
Nearly 500,000 customers trust our decade of experience and track record as a neutral provider of storage.
We welcome partners and won’t compete with customers.
Our innovative software eliminates complex tiers, excessive fees, and lock-in, all at a fraction the price
of others—freeing you to store and use data as needed.
The Backblaze Leadership Team brings a dedicated group of founders together with talented security,
technology, and business experts to champion the company as we continue to grow.
The Backblaze Leadership Team
Independent Board Members
Home in Silicon Valley
We’re a global company with headquarters in San Mateo, and additional locations in California, Arizona,
and in the Netherlands—serving nearly 500K customers in 175 countries around the world.
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We’re growing fast! We’ve built a culture where we care about each other, our work, and our products, and we
have fun doing it.