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.
Are you confident that your data stored in SaaS applications like Salesforce and Google Apps is fully protected from loss? If you rely strictly on your cloud service provider’s security mechanisms, you are still vulnerable to hacking, sync malfunctions, human error, and more. Read More >
Have you ever asked: “What is Google Vault?” “Does Vault do backup and recovery?” “Do I need Vault and a backup solution to remain compliant?” If so, keep reading! This article is your link to a free resource that fully explains the difference between Google Vault and backup and recovery solutions. Read More >
This week, the Heartbleed vulnerability appeared as big news calling user security and data privacy into question. We understand that our customers may be concerned about their data and account information within Spanning Backup, so we want to fully explain this issue and assure you that your data and personal information are completely safe with us. Read More >
After switching to Google Apps from Exchange because of the agility and collaborative capacity afforded by Google software suite, the Alzheimer's Association had several reasons to look for a backup solution. Read More >
Last week, Spanning hosted a webinar with Senior Analyst at Forrester, Rachel Dines, discussing the critical importance of backup and recovery for SaaS application data. A full panel of industry experts, including EMC's Senior Director of Trust, Davi Ottenheimer, and authorities from Spanning, Kendra Scott Jewelry, Alzheimer’s Association, and CloudBakers, gave their perspectives on the topic. Read More >