Cracking the Cloud - The Spanning Blog

Welcome to Cracking the Cloud, Spanning's blog about all things cloud, including backup and recovery, data protection, SaaS, data security, Google Apps, Salesforce, and so much more.

The View from the Clouds: What It Means to Be Part of Spanning by EMC

Mar 23, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Company News

Most people dread the question, “How do you like your job?” Familiar responses often range from, “It pays the bills,” to, “It depends what mood my boss is in!” But that’s not what you’ll hear from anyone at Spanning, the leading provider of SaaS data protection solutions. Read More >

What You Need to Know About Salesforce’s Recycle Bin

Mar 19, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Backup, Salesforce

In order to protect users from accidentally losing data, Salesforce has provided the Recycle Bin. If any important data disappears, administrators and certain users have the option of restoring that data from the Recycle Bin. Read More >

What You Need to Know About Google’s Trash Folder

Mar 19, 2015 By: Andrea Posted in: Backup, Google Apps

When you ask most people how they restore lost data in Google Apps, their response is usually, “From the Trash folder.” While this may be a convenient way to protect against short-term data loss accidents, there are certainly some limitations to its capabilities making this approach a less than ideal backup and recovery strategy. Read More >

Volusion Says Salesforce Data Is Now Much Safer with Spanning Backup

Mar 11, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Customers, Backup, Salesforce

With services ranging from web design of e-stores to online marketing, payment processing, and Ecommerce analytics, it’s no surprise that Volusion’s customer base is wide and continues to grow at a rapid rate. And to track, contact, and serve these customers, Volusion uses Salesforce. Read More >

SaaSquatch Makes a Rare Appearance at SXSW 2015

Mar 05, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Company News, Industry

Like all mysterious creatures of legend, revealing themselves for just a few magical moments before disappearing into thin air again, the ATX SXSW Startup Crawl is soon to breeze through the streets of downtown Austin for one adventure-filled evening of networking, craft brews, and tech talk. And, if you visit Spanning during the crawl, you’re guaranteed an experience even more mythically awesome than you thought possible. Read More >