DeMarcus Cousins # 15 of the LA Clippers speaks to assistant coach Roy Rogers of the LA Clippers before the game during Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals of the 2021 NBA Playoffs on June 30, 2021 at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.
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Backblaze, a company that backs up data on people’s computers and provides cloud-based storage that companies use to store and retrieve files, filed for an IPO on the Nasdaq on Monday. The company intends to trade its shares under the symbol “BLZE”.
It’s not a big cloud company, but Backblaze has managed to expand in the shadow of much larger companies as more and more companies are willing to rely on data center equipment they don’t own, in part because they can pay for when it’s used. When Backblaze completes its IPO, it would join DigitalOcean to bring cloud capabilities to smaller businesses.
“The market demands alternatives to …