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.

#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 >

5 Things to Do at Dreamforce

Oct 09, 2014 By: Andrea Bridges-Smith, Sr. Content Marketing Strategist, Spanning Posted in: Company News, Customers, Backup, Salesforce

Next week is Dreamforce, and we couldn’t be more excited! It’s a huge opportunity to learn from your fellow attendees, to network, and to come home with some exciting new ideas. To get you started with your agenda, here are some things to do at Dreamforce. Read More >

SendGrid Finds Peace of Mind in Salesforce Backup

Oct 07, 2014 By: Andrea Lindzey, Marketing Campaign Manager, Spanning Posted in: Customers, Backup, Salesforce

It’s hard to overstate the importance of data stored within Salesforce.com. Customer records, contracts, reports, and sales information providing the lifeblood of entire enterprises reside in the applications powered by the Force.com platform. After adopting Salesforce, it’s hard to imagine doing business without it, but countless companies still haven’t asked themselves what they might do if they suddenly lost their Salesforce data. Read More >