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.

5 Ways to Make a Smooth Transition to Office 365 for Enterprise

May 28, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey, Marketing Campaign Manager, Spanning Posted in: Cloud and Data Security, Cloud Technology, Backup, Office 365

The rush towards Microsoft Office 365 has been one of the most significant business trends of recent years. In January this year, Microsoft announced that the cloud-based platform had become its 'fastest growing business' ever, with a 128 percent increase in users year over year. Read More >

7 Ways the Cloud Has Revolutionized the Way Nonprofits Work

May 26, 2015 By: Melanie Sommer, VP of Marketing, Spanning Posted in: Cloud and Data Security, Cloud Technology, Backup

If you're one of the millions of people who've adopted cloud computing, you'll need no introduction to just how great an innovation it can be. The list of benefits are immense, facilitating greater collaboration and massively increasing efficiency. Read More >

Webinar: The Cloud Revolution and Data Protection Evolution

May 22, 2015 By: Melanie Sommer, VP of Marketing, Spanning Posted in: Industry, Cloud and Data Security, Cloud Technology, Backup

The cloud is changing everything about how you operate your business - including how you protect your data. Join our webinar June 9 to learn what you need to know about keeping SaaS application data safe in the cloud era. Read More >

The Verdict Is In: You Need SaaS Backup for Data Protection, and You Need It Now

May 15, 2015 By: Melanie Sommer, VP of Marketing, Spanning Posted in: Cloud and Data Security, Cloud Technology, Backup

Advice from industry analysts about SaaS data protection is coming in about as fast as companies are making the move to SaaS applications. And the consensus is unquestionable: If you’re using SaaS applications like Google Apps for Work, Salesforce, or Office 365, you need a solution to back up your data in those applications. Read More >

Spanning Backup for Office 365: Catchin’ Fire at Microsoft Ignite

May 14, 2015 By: Lori Witzel, Product Marketing Manager and Salesforce MVP, Spanning Posted in: Company News, Cloud and Data Security, Cloud Technology, Office 365

The Spanning team was at Microsoft Ignite last week to introduce our backup and restore solution for Office 365, and the overall response affirmed what research told us: messaging and collaboration admins are actively looking for a better way to protect their Office 365 data, and Spanning is sparking a lot of interest. Read More >