Category: Backblaze

  • Backblaze Passes 10 Petabyte in Data Storage

    Unlimited backup provider Backblaze recently crossed a huge milestone of storing 10 Petabyte worth of data for it customers. That is a huge amount of data that Backblaze is now storing. If all that data was just HD video it would be approximately 130 years worth of HD video! (1 Petabyte of HD Video is…

  • Backblaze Gift

    Give someone a gift this Christmas that will help keep all of their files safe and secure! Backblaze now allows people the ability to buy a gift of a Backblaze subscription. This is great gift to give those friends and family that have computers that you know have not backed up for a while. A…

  • Backblaze for Business

    Businesses need reliable off site backup. Online backup is a great choice for businesses of all sizes. It provides an off site solution in case of a disaster such as fire or theft. It is automatic, making sure that the backups run regularly, and it makes it easy to backup and administer many computers and…

  • Backblaze Offers to Help Abandoned Syncplicity Mac Users

    On July 9th Syncplicity decided to withdraw the Mac Client, leaving Syncplicity Mac users high and dry. Backblaze has come to the rescue with a promotional code to help those that have been left hanging. If you are looking for an excellent backup solution for your Mac take a look at Backblaze.   Here is…

  • Backblaze New Users Contest

    Backblaze has announced a new contest for new users that sign up for Backblaze. Everyday Backblaze will randomly pick a person from the users that installed that day and award them a year of free Backblaze backup. At the end of the month one user that installed during June will be randomly chosen and will…

  • Restore Options

    Backing up your data online is great, but what do you do when the unthinkable happens and your hard drive or computer has died and you need to get that data restored? I have talked about doing a test restore in the past and that can help you when the time comes to getting your…

  • Backblaze Welcomes HP Upline customers

    The fallout from HP Upline closing down continues with Backblaze offering HP Upline customers a 20% discount until March 31st, 2009. To receive the discount simply use the coupon code “upline2backblaze” when you sign up for Backblaze. You can read more about it on the Backblaze blog.   With HP Upline shutting down there are…

  • Backblaze Launches B2 Cloud Storage

    There is cloud storage and then there is “cloud storage”. What is the difference, well one is the consumer style cloud storage service like Dropbox or Box then there is the “cloud storage” that is often what powers those services, like Amazon S3 and Microsoft Azure. Today Backblaze has stepped up to not only be…

  • Backblaze Offers Two Factor Authentication

    Backblaze gets requests for two-factor authentication pretty regularly. You can see tweets like the one I embeded below fairly regularly. Today I heard that Backblaze has now officially launched two-factor authentication, although they call it two-factor verification, users of Backblaze can now protect their accounts from unauthorized access over the Internet by turning on two-factor…

  • CrashPlan vs. Backblaze

    CrashPlan vs. Backblaze

    It has been a while since I took a look at CrashPlan and Backblaze in a head to head test so I thought while I had some time here in the cold of winter I would do something I have never done with two services before. I signed up for the trials of both CrashPlan…