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"() Today Backblaze released its latest hard drive reliability for the first quarter of 2016. This time around Backblaze evaluated over 60,000 drives (61,523 to be exact). All of the hard drives in Backblaze’s data center equaled to over one billion hours, nearly 42 million days or 114,155 years worth of spinning hard drives.", www.storagereview.com
"Wondering how long your hard drive will last? According to research by data storage company Backblaze, the shelf life for an average drive is about four years.The latest analysis by the company of more than 60, 000 hard drives, gives details on which brands of drive fail with greater frequency.This is an independent data of one company that buys hard drives in bulk, and buys from the biggest players in the market and is not a sweeping investigation of every hard drive manufacturer on the market, according to popsci.com.", www.thedailystar.net
"Cloud storage company Backblaze is at it again with its latest report on failure rates for hard drives. Backblaze’s early 2015 study showed alarmingly high Seagate 3TB failure rates. For the first quarter of 2016, the overall failure rate for Seagate drives has fallen to a somewhat more respectable level, but Western Digital HDDs haven’t improved", hothardware.com
"Disk drives may be down, but they're not out - we'll be using them for decades to come. The good folks at online backup service Backblaze have accumulated over 1,000,000,000 hours of drive reliability stats in the last three years. Here's what they've learned.", www.zdnet.com