QNAP Integrates Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage for High Cost Efficiency and Exceptional Performance


QNAP® Systems, Inc. (“QNAP”), a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today announced its collaboration with Backblaze, Inc. (“Backblaze“), a US-headquartered data storage provider, for the integration of Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage into several QNAP solutions, including HybridMountVJBOD Cloud, and Hybrid Backup Sync 3 (HBS 3). With Backblaze B2, QNAP NAS users can now enjoy a cloud storage service that is easy, affordable, and predictable.

“By supporting the advanced Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage, we’ve provided QNAP NAS users with greater choice in building fast, cost-effective, and expandable hybrid cloud solutions,” said Josh Chen, product manager of QNAP.

HybridMount is QNAP’s file-based cloud storage gateway solution for accelerating access to major cloud storage services, such as Backblaze B2. The VJBOD Cloud block-based cloud storage gateway allows QNAP NAS users to effortlessly back up to a cloud object storage, further enhancing availability and reliability. HBS 3 is the latest version of QNAP’s NAS backup/restore/synchronization app, providing users with superior disaster recovery planning solutions. HBS 3 can back up and synchronize data to supported cloud storage services, including Backblaze B2. For these solutions, users can now select Backblaze B2 as their cloud storage and enjoy versatile benefits including low cost and high performance.

Backblaze B2 is a cloud storage solution that provides high performance data storage at one fourth the cost of leading cloud storage providers: US$ 0.005/GB/month for storage, free uploads, and US$ 0.01/GB for downloads*. There is no minimum storage amount or time requirements for data storage, and stored data is instantly available with no off-line or near-line delays. With 10+ years of experience and over 1 exabyte of client data being managed, B2 is one of the most trusted brands for block-based cloud storage.

“Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage is the ideal complement to QNAP’s backup and cloud storage gateway software, giving individuals and businesses a simple, robust, and highly cost-effective hybrid cloud data protection solution that can be deployed in minutes,” said Nilay Patel, Vice President, Backblaze.

Backblaze will be hosting a webinar on May 19, 2020 featuring introductions and demonstrations of QNAP HybridMount, VJBOD Cloud, and HBS 3 solutions with Backblaze B2. To register for the online event, go to https://bit.ly/3cI5d9g.

To learn more about QNAP x Backblaze integrations, visit the Backblaze Blog.