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.

Your Data Protection Checklist for Cloud Providers

Dec 17, 2014 By: Andrea Bridges-Smith, Sr. Content Marketing Strategist, Spanning Posted in: Industry, Cloud and Data Security, Cloud Technology, Backup

A new report is out from analyst firm SSG-NOW that provides helpful advice for anyone wanting to evaluate a cloud provider from a data protection perspective. Read More >

Gmail Tips: A Few of Our Favorite Things

Dec 11, 2014 By: Andrea Bridges-Smith, Sr. Content Marketing Strategist, Spanning Posted in: Cloud Technology, Google Apps

Snowflakes are falling, cider is mulling, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time for some Gmail tips! This holiday season, we’d like to give you a few of our favorite tips for Gmail that will up your productivity game and make your inbox really work. Read More >

Spanning Announces Office 365 Backup

Dec 04, 2014 By: Mat Hamlin, Director of Products, Spanning Posted in: Company News, Backup, Product News & Features, Office 365

Today, Spanning is happy to announce a new product offering - Spanning Backup for Office 365. Read More >

3 Ways to Avoid The High Costs of Data Loss

Dec 02, 2014 By: Andrea Bridges-Smith, Sr. Content Marketing Strategist, Spanning Posted in: Industry, Cloud and Data Security, Cloud Technology, Backup

EMC just released their EMC Global Data Protection Index report, and the results are alarming. According to EMC’s findings, data loss is a growing problem with astronomical costs, and most are ill-prepared to deal with it. Read More >

New Spanning Backup for Google Apps Features: Drive Restore Folders and Admin Tools

Nov 24, 2014 By: Lori Witzel, Product Marketing Manager, Spanning Posted in: Company News, Customers, Product News & Features, Google Apps

By listening to and learning from our customers, we continue to evolve Spanning Backup for Google Apps, delivering a better way to easily back up and restore data. In this release, we give admins more control over what their end users can access, and make it easier for users to view and restore their Google Drive data. Read More >