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Backblaze is a cloud-based backup for personal or business use that works on OS X and Windows.  Our customers have used Backblaze to back up 200 *million* gigabytes (GB) of data comprising more than 10 billion files!

With Backblaze, your most important files are backed up, securely and quickly, in the cloud. It works whenever you’re connected to the Internet, so you can be backed up at home, in the office, or on the road — your most important files will be stored on

Backblaze automatically backs up all your files including documents, photos, music, and movies. It will back up any external hard disks, too. There’s no limit on the number of files, the size of the files or the size of your archive. Backblaze is unlimited.

Retrieving your backed up files is easy. You can sign in from a web browser to download a ZIP file. Need lots of files recovered? Have us send you a USB thumb drive or hard disk drive via FedEx. You can even restore your files using our mobile app on iOS and Android.

Backblaze is available for personal use for $5 per month. That lets you back up as much as you want from your computer to our secure, reliable servers. If you’re running a business and you need to back up all your computers and laptops, don’t fret – Backblaze for business is available too, for a scant $50 per year.

Your data is safe and secure with Backblaze. All the data stored at our secure data centers is protected by 24-hour staff, biometric security, and redundant power. What’s more, we use industry-standard encryption methods to make sure your files are transmitted securely, too. Files are stored encrypted on our disks, and if security is especially important to you, you can lock files with a personal encryption key, or take advantage of our optional two-factor authentication, to make sure you’re you.

Backblaze keeps your data safe, and we also keep a history: You can restore multiple versions of your files for up to 30 days. You can backup continuously, or you can customize your backup routine to make sure Backblaze does its thing once a day, or only when you tell it to. You also have ultimate control over Backblaze’s performance: You can manually throttle performance if you need to.

What makes Backblaze better than the competition? We’re very competitively priced, and we put no limits on the amount of data you can backup or the size of the files you can back up.

Don’t take our word for it. It’s said that the proof of the pudding is in the eating, so we encourage you to give Backblaze a try yourself. Find out what makes Backblaze the *best* cloud backup. You can try Backblaze yourself for free for 15 days by going to and downloading the software today.

Posted by Justas Markus

Founder/CEO GetFoundXL and a blogger at,, and others. Catch up with Justas on Twitter.