Synology NAS or Backblaze (price increase)

With the announcement of the price increase of BackBlaze (Personal Computer Backup) I’m curious if its a better option to just get a 2 or 4 bay synology NAS for backup.

I understand this is not a 1 for 1 comparison of backup strategies and if you have unlimited resources…get both!


While I love Synology and their Active Backup because it works so well you still should have an off site backup. Synology does offer C2:

Cloud storage for backup is becoming pricier. I switched over to idrive’s S3 compatible storage for my 3-2-1 backup strategy. Workstation to NAS, local NAS to NAS backup, and NAS to Cloud.