Backblaze partners with Vultr cloud, launches Amazon AWS rival

Backup company Backblaze has launched a cloud computing service with Vultr, intending to provide developers with a lower cost alternative to Amazon’s S3 and EC2 web services.

Backblaze has partnered with Vultr to offer cloud computingBackblaze has partnered with Vultr to offer cloud computing

Through the new service, Backblaze and Vultr users can run applications with “virtualized cloud compute and bare metal resources.” The companies say that their new service is simpler to use, and addresses the typically “disproportionately huge” bandwidth costs that smaller companies face.

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