Backblaze is a pioneer in robust, scalable low cost cloud backup and storage services. Personal online backup to enterprise scale data storage solutions.

Backblaze offers two products: B2 Cloud Storage - An object storage service similar to Amazon's S3. Computer Backup - An online backup tool that allows Windows and macOS users to back up their data to offsite data centers. 

Backblaze was founded in 2007 by Gleb Budman and is based in San Mateo, California.


Backblaze allows Windows and Mac users to back up their data to an offsite data center. The service costs $5 per month for unlimited space. It allows the user to back up data automatically, manually, when the computer is idle, or on an hourly schedule. The service also makes use of AES encryption, data compression and bandwidth throttling.



  • Year founded: 2007
  • Funding Info: $5.3M in 2 funding rounds (Last Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: $5M-$10M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Undisclosed
  • City/Town: San Mateo
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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