Combination of two solutions enables users to protect diverse IT estates, reduce complexity and significantly drive costs down

Wilmington, DE – March 29, 2023 — / / — Accelerating its leadership in high performance backup and recovery for large enterprises and managed services providers, Bacula Systems today announced its strategic partnership with Backblaze. This helps organizations with large or complex IT environments seeking protection to use a single backup and high speed recovery platform combined with especially high value and easy cloud hot storage. The partnership further broadens Bacula’s exceptionally wide compatibility with diverse technologies.

“Customers of both Backblaze and Bacula Systems are typically from medium or large organizations that are looking for simplicity, single tier storage, ransomware protection, and keeping costs down,” said Elton Carneiro, Senior Director, Partnerships at Backblaze. “This strategic partnership helps both companies to work together to increase security and drive costs down for our customers.”

The companies’ combined technologies deliver:

  • Increased simplicity of storage and backup
  • Significantly reduced costs
  • Especially high protection from Ransomware
  • Single tier storage and control
  • Single pane of glass backup and recovery for complex IT departments

“We see most companies looking to make significant improvements to their backup security while driving costs down, and we expect this need to increase into 2023. Backblaze’s hot storage clearly complements Bacula’s high RTO performance, efficient network usage, immutability options, low cost and extreme flexibility” said Frank Barker, CEO of Bacula Systems.

Bacula Enterprise is a highly scalable backup and recovery solution that integrates with an especially wide range of virtual machines, databases, clouds and containers. Users benefit from the expanded range of applications Bacula protects natively within the Cloud. Bacula Systems customers include NASA, Navisite, Texas A&M University, Sky PLC, Warner Bros. Discovery, Locaweb and many more.

About Bacula Systems:
Bacula Enterprise is a highly secure, scalable backup and recovery software for large organizations, data centers and MSPs.

About Backblaze:
Backblaze makes it astonishingly easy to store, use, and protect data. The Backblaze Storage Cloud provides a foundation for businesses, developers, IT professionals, and individuals to build applications, host content, manage media, back up and archive data, and more. With over two billion gigabytes of data storage under management, the company currently works with more than 500,000 customers in over 175 countries. Founded in 2007, the company is based in San Mateo, CA.

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Source: Bacula Systems



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