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.

Tired of the Weekly Salesforce Export? Volusion Found a Better Way with Spanning.

Apr 14, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Customers, Backup, Salesforce

When Stephanie Herrera became Volusion’s Salesforce application manager, one of the first things she investigated was how the company was currently backing up data in this crucial SaaS application that acts as “the central nervous system” of the business, according to Herrera. Read More >

Saving Your Bacon on World Backup Day (and Every Other Day)

Mar 31, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Customers, Industry, Backup

Happy World Backup Day from Spanning! It’s our favorite day of the year here at Spanning -- a day that reminds the world about the importance of backup and restore for SaaS applications. Read More >

The View from the Clouds: What It Means to Be Part of Spanning by EMC

Mar 23, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Company News

Most people dread the question, “How do you like your job?” Familiar responses often range from, “It pays the bills,” to, “It depends what mood my boss is in!” But that’s not what you’ll hear from anyone at Spanning, the leading provider of SaaS data protection solutions. Read More >

What You Need to Know About Salesforce’s Recycle Bin

Mar 19, 2015 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Backup, Salesforce

In order to protect users from accidentally losing data, Salesforce has provided the Recycle Bin. If any important data disappears, administrators and certain users have the option of restoring that data from the Recycle Bin. Read More >

What You Need to Know About Google’s Trash Folder

Mar 19, 2015 By: Andrea Posted in: Backup, Google Apps

When you ask most people how they restore lost data in Google Apps, their response is usually, “From the Trash folder.” While this may be a convenient way to protect against short-term data loss accidents, there are certainly some limitations to its capabilities making this approach a less than ideal backup and recovery strategy. Read More >