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Backblaze: Online Backup Eliminates Stress for $5 Per Month

Cliff Boodoosingh on September 16, 2008
Backblaze Offers 'Peace of Mind' to 286 Million People

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2008 -- Even with hard drives crashing, viruses deleting data, laptops being stolen, and computer data destroyed every day -- surprisingly, 286 million people (94% of broadband users) rarely backup their data because they fear the process is too complex. Today, Backblaze makes available an effortless online backup solution that enables people to never worry about losing their pictures, videos, music, documents and other computer files, ever again.

The service requires no configuration and simply backs up all computer data automatically to a secure, online location -- so no matter what happens to a person's computer, the data will always be safe with Backblaze. Individuals and businesses can visit to start protecting their data for just $5 per month for unlimited storage.

With Backblaze online backup, the entire installation and configuration experience is simply:

    Click Download

    Enter an email address and a password

    Click Install

At this point the computer starts to backup all data with the following available features:

    Free 15-day trial with unlimited storage

    Continued unlimited storage for just $5 per month

    Automatic backup of all data, including data on external USB and Firewire drives

    Military-grade encryption of all files and optional private encryption key

    Microsoft Outlook and open-file backup

    Restore to any computer via the Web or on DVD or USB hard drive

    Continuous backup with scheduled, idle-time, and manual backup options

    No slow down of computer use or Web browsing

    Availability in 11 languages.

Backblaze online backup, and peace of mind, is available today at

About Backblaze:

Founded by a team of serial entrepreneurs with security, scalability, usability backgrounds, and located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Backblaze's mission is to ensure that all computer data is backed up. Backblaze was selected as a winner of the AlwaysOn Global Top 250 private companies for game-changing technology and market value. Visit for more information or to backup your computer.

"Rarely backup" statistic from a survey conducted online within the United States by Harris Interactive on behalf of Backblaze between May 27 and 29, 2008 among 2,761 U.S. adult computer users (aged 18+). No estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated; a full methodology is available. "Baseline 305 million broadband connected users" statistic from

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