SAN MATEO, Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Backblaze, an award winning online backup provider, today announced that Backblaze Mobile for iPhone is now available in the App Store. Over the last 5 years Backblaze has backed up and now stores nearly 50 Petabytes of customer data. In addition, Backblaze has restored over 3 billion files for its customers with 22% of the restores being a single file. With the availability of Backblaze Mobile, customers can now use their iPhone to access, download, experience, and share the files they have backed up with Backblaze. The app is free to all Backblaze customers.
The hallmark of the Backblaze service is how easy it is to set-up and use. For just $5/month, Backblaze online backup automatically and continuously backs up unlimited data - photos, music, movies, documents, and other valuable files - from a PC or Mac to the cloud ensuring those files are recoverable when faced with data loss or computer theft. Customers can access and restore their files from any PC or Mac using a web browser and now with Backblaze Mobile they can access, download, experience and share these files on their iPhone or iPad.
How Backblaze Mobile works
Backblaze online backup automatically backs up all the data from a customer's Mac or PC to the cloud. Upon installing Backblaze Mobile from the App Store and signing in, a customer can:
- Choose the PC or Mac computer they have backed up with Backblaze.
- Access the files the want, even those on external USB drives they have backed up with Backblaze.
- Download and experience their files: photos, music, videos, documents and more.
- Share their files: Print, text, email, post to Facebook and Twitter, or save files to the camera roll.
Since Backblaze has all the data stored in the cloud, Backblaze Mobile users can access their files even if their computer is offline or turned off.
"Data mobility is a priority for many of our users ranging from executives, photographers, and genealogists, to parents, musicians and filmmakers," said Gleb Budman, CEO of Backblaze. "In addition to the peace of mind that Backblaze provides by safely backing up their photos, videos, music, documents and more, they've told us that mobile access to their data is required. With Backblaze Mobile our customers have easy yet secure mobile access to their data."
To learn more about Backblaze Mobile for iPhone, please visit the Backblaze Mobile webpage at: http://www.backblaze.com/mobile.html and our frequently asked questions page at: http://www.backblaze.com/iphone-faq.html.
Founded by a team of serial entrepreneurs with security, scalability and usability backgrounds, Backblaze's mission is to ensure that all computer data is backed up. Backblaze was chosen as the Best Online Backup Service of 2012 by OnlineBackupReviews.org, picked as a 2013 SIIA CODiE Awards finalist, and selected as a winner of the AlwaysOn Global Top 250 private companies. Backblaze automatically, continuously, and safely backs up all data on a PC or Mac for just $5 per month, $50 per year, or $95 for two years. Visit http://www.backblaze.com for more information or to backup your own computer.
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