Backblaze Wins 2022 Fortress Cyber Security Award

Jun 9, 2022

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Business Intelligence Group has announced that Backblaze, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLZE), the leading independent cloud storage platform, has won the 2022 Fortress Cyber Security Awards in the Incidents Response category. The industry awards program sought to identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that are working to keep our data and electronic assets safe among a growing threat from hackers.

Backblaze Instant Recovery in Any Cloud is an infrastructure as code (IaC) package that makes ransomware recovery into a VMware/Hyper-V based cloud easy to plan for and execute. With Instant Recovery in Any Cloud, businesses have an easy, flexible path to as-soon-as-possible disaster recovery—putting fast, affordable disaster recovery within reach for any IT team. Users can run a single command using an industry-standard automation tool to quickly bring up an orchestrated combination of on-demand servers, firewalls, networking, storage, and other infrastructure in IaaS platforms like phoenixNAP.

“Our goal with Instant Disaster Recovery was to alleviate some of the struggle businesses experience while getting systems back online after any kind of attack or outage,” says Elton Carneiro, Senior Director of Partnerships at Backblaze. “Being recognized as one of the leading Incidents Response solutions by Business Intelligence is an honor, and reinforces our hope that IT teams can advance their security by working with Backblaze and phoenixNAP to employ this recovery option.”

“We are so proud to name Backblaze as a winner in the 2021 Fortress Cyber Security Awards program,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “As our society continues to evolve and become more reliant on networks and data, companies like Backblaze are critical at providing the protection and trust consumers demand.”

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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. For more information, please go to

About Business Intelligence Group

The Business Intelligence Group was founded with the mission of recognizing true talent and superior performance in the business world. Unlike other industry award programs, these programs are judged by business executives having experience and knowledge. The organization's proprietary and unique scoring system selectively measures performance across multiple business domains and rewards those companies whose achievements stand above those of their peers.

Maria Jimenez
Chief Nominations Officer
Business Intelligence Group

Patrick Thomas
Head of Publishing