Backblaze is a cloud service company available for small businesses. The service provider offers personal and business backup options that enable users to back up their data to offsite data centers. They also offer B2 Cloud Storage, a high performance cloud storage service.
B2 Cloud Storage
Backblaze Promo Codes:
10% off product.
15% off product.
1 month free for new members + 15 day free trial.
Pros: Quick and easy to install. Simple and affordable software equipped with useful functionalities. Good technical support team.
Cons: Backup functions need some improvements. The system can be slow.
Bottomline: Valuable product! Offers a simple, cost-effective, and user-friendly software. Good technical service.
Backblaze Key Information Table:
San Mateo, Califonia
(650) 352 3738
500 Ben Franklin Ct, San Mateo, CA 94401USA
What is Backblaze's price range?
Backblaze plans range from $0.005 to $5.00 per month. Backblaze also offer yearly plans from $50.00 to $95.00 per computer. If you want to calculate your exact monthly payment for B2 Cloud Storage, users can visit backblaze.com and use the online B2 cost calculator.
Is there a Backblaze free trial?
Yes. Backblaze offers 15-day free trials for personal and business backup, and the B2 Cloud Storage first 10 GB is free. You can find these free trial offers by going to backblaze.com. On the homepage menu, click on the service you're interested in. Scroll down the page until you see the 'Start a 15-day free evaluation' tab and click on the link.
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Where can I find the Backblaze login?
Go to backblaze.com and click "Sign In" in the top right corner of the homepage.
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Reviews of Backblaze:
I used Backblaze for several years before closing out my account in 2012. Initial backup took a long time. There was no easy way to prioritize, for example, my photos over system files. I ended up manually prioritizing by disallowing pretty much my entire filesystem, and gradually allowing folders to sync. I felt like Backblaze was going out of their way to make it hard for me in order to sell me that hard drive of my data. I felt angry about that and stubbornly downloaded my data one miserable zipfile at a time until I had everything. Once I was reasonably sure I had everything I cared about, I closed my account and haven't looked back.
I've been using it for a few years, and absolutely love it. And yes, I've had to use it for restores. Worked great!
I've used Backblaze for three years. The only problem with the system is their speed: they throttle large uploads, even though they say they don't. The desktop client is a fairly simple interface. Backblaze assumes you want to back up all of your data. Most backup services ask you what you want to back up, but Backblaze asks you if there's anything you want to exclude. Backblaze might be slightly easier for people who don't want to have to think about or plan what they're protecting.
Backblaze doesn't allow you to chose what files to backup. It does allow you to add exclusions. It has an "Issues" tab in Settings where you can see files causing trouble. In my case they were all files in use that failed to backup. I mapped all these to Exclusions. 80% of these were active anti-virus files that I was surprised BB didn't exclude automatically. That's the first indication their robotic programming falls way short of being good enough for backing up a working computer.
I have peace of mind that my important files are backed up in the cloud.