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.

Get the real scoop: Office 365 Backup Policies & How to Fully Protect Your Data

Jul 30, 2015 By: Gina Rosenthal, Product Marketing Manager, Spanning Backup for Office 365 Posted in: Backup, Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 prides itself on enabling dynamic, collaborative workplaces for its customers. Industry-leading security measures and attention to privacy, compliance, and accessibility support the robust functionality of the cloud productivity suite. Even so, research shows that data loss and protection are still major concerns for most businesses migrating to the cloud. In fact, the number one concern of CIOs moving their business to the cloud is security, with 84% expressing worry. Read More >

Are You at Risk for Data Loss in Office 365?

Jul 28, 2015 By: Gina Rosenthal, Product Marketing Manager, Spanning Backup for Office 365 Posted in: Industry, Cloud and Data Security, Backup, Office 365

It's easy to see why so many business are moving to the cloud – it's secure, convenient and easy to set up. Moreover, it enables a workforce to move at light speed, collaborating across offices - even oceans - while reducing operational costs. Read More >

You Asked, We Listened - Powerful New Upgrades to Spanning Backup for Salesforce

Jul 21, 2015 By: Lori Posted in: Backup, Product News & Features, Salesforce

We have exciting news for our Spanning Backup for Salesforce customers. Based on input we received in numerous customer interviews and Salesforce MVP use case chats, we developed new functionality to help you and your teams do more, faster. Read More >

Don’t Play Games with Your Data: Get the Free eBook on Backing Up Office 365

Jul 17, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Backup, Office 365

As an Office 365 user, you join one billion others across the globe now using Microsoft’s cloud-based productivity suite. And that number is projected to grow rapidly in the near future. Read More >

EMC Quickly Recovers Data with Spanning Backup for Salesforce

Jul 09, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey, Senior Campaign Manager, Spanning Posted in: Customers, Cloud and Data Security, Backup, Salesforce

The Data Protection Solutions division at EMC is the world’s foremost expert in data availability, backup, and archival, both in the cloud and on the ground. So, it’s only natural that they maintain the highest standards for their own data protection. When the division identified the need for a SaaS backup and restore solution for their Salesforce instance, they turned to Spanning for trusted, reliable service and industry-leading recovery features. Read More >