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 Best of Both Worlds - Why We’re Excited that EMC Has Acquired Spanning

Oct 28, 2014 By: Jeff Erramouspe, President and CEO, Spanning Posted in: Company News, Industry, Cloud and Data Security, Cloud Technology, Backup

Today is a huge day in the history of Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc.; we’ve agreed to be acquired by EMC Corporation to be the foundation of their “born-in-the-cloud” data protection strategy in the Core Technologies Division. This is really exciting news and we’re tremendously honored. EMC is the biggest, baddest player in the data protection market, and their purchase validates our business and products as the best for cloud application backup and recovery. Read More >

Reflections on Dreamforce 2014

Oct 23, 2014 By: Andrea Lindzey, Marketing Campaign Manager, Spanning Posted in: Cloud Technology, Backup, Salesforce

Last week we joined about 150,000 other people in San Francisco for Dreamforce. Now that we’ve had a chance to unpack our luggage and get some much-needed sleep, we thought we’d take a look back and share a bit of what we saw and learned. Read More >

#SalesforceSelfie Infographic Shows Diverse Community

Oct 14, 2014 By: Andrea Bridges-Smith, Sr. Content Marketing Strategist, Spanning Posted in: Customers, Backup, Salesforce

Salesforce administrators are not like your traditional IT administrators; they’re more diverse and more involved. We surveyed over 300 members of the Salesforce community to find out more about them, and you can see the results in our #SalesforceSelfie Infographic. Read More >

Turning Your Force.com Canvas App Into a Salesforce1 App

Oct 13, 2014 By: Andrea Bridges-Smith, Sr. Content Marketing Strategist, Spanning Posted in: Cloud Technology, Salesforce

This year at Dreamforce, we’re expecting a lot of focus on mobile and the Salesforce1 platform. We expect that after Dreamforce, a lot of Force.com developers are going to be looking to make their existing apps work with Salesforce1. Well good news - we have a guide for that! Read More >

Has Spanning Saved Your Bacon? Tell Us Your Story!

Oct 10, 2014 By: Andrea Bridges-Smith, Sr. Content Marketing Strategist, Spanning Posted in: Company News, Customers, Backup

Here at Spanning, we’re not just in the backup business. We’re also in the business of bacon. As in saving yours. And we want to hear your stories! Has Spanning been able to save you from disaster? Then tweet us your story using the hashtag #spanningsavedmybacon. Read More >