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Affordable, S3-compatible object storage

Headquarters: US ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Backblaze is a cloud storage and backup company. Founded in 2007, it has made a name for itself in the cloud storage space with its easy-to-use, affordable, and reliable platform.

Its B2 object storage is S3-compatible, but at a fraction of the cost. That makes it an attractive option for those looking to reduce their costs while keeping their existing codebase and workflows.

Example customers include Kanopy, Steamlabs, Canal+, Fortune. Read more on Backblaze's case studies.

What's good about Backblaze

  • A fraction of the cost of AWS S3
  • Easy migration, S3-compatible API
  • Several data centers in North America and Europe

What does Backblaze do?

Here are some of the managed services that Backblaze offers:

Backblaze's Pricing

Here are some example configurations and their estimated cost:

Example configuration Estimated cost
Object Storage $6.00 / mo 1 TB
Free egress allowance 3x the amount of data stored
1 TB of egress beyond allowance $10.00 $0.01 / GB

Note: These pricing examples are based on several assumptions. Your actual costs may differ. Always check the cloud provider's website for the most up-to-date pricing.

Where are Backblaze's data centers located?

Based on our records, Backblaze has at least 4 data center locations around the world:

Slug Country Location
eu-central Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Amsterdam
us-west-legacy United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Sacramento, CA
us-west United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Phoenix, AZ
us-east United States of America ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Reston, VA

Backblaze Alternatives

Here are some alternatives to Backblaze:

  • Cloudflare

    Cloudflare too offers S3-compatible object storage at an affordable price, plus several managed services under one platform.

  • Bunny CDN

    Bunny CDN is a solid Backblaze alternative if you're looking for an affordable CDN and edge network provider with built-in object storage.

Our data for Backblaze was last updated on Feb. 9, 2024.