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, Office 365, Google Apps, Salesforce, and so much more.
The migration is happening now! People are determining which workloads they can send to the cloud, and many are choosing to migrate their Microsoft Office productivity tools to Office 365. Read More >
I last visited the Portland Salesforce User Group in mid-July 2014. It was my first Salesforce User Group presentation, and my first educational outreach to raise awareness about Salesforce data loss risk. In this blog post, you’ll learn about what’s changed over the past year and a half - including actions taken to prepare for data loss risk among the Salesforce Community in Portland. Read More >
As organizations make the move to the cloud, they inevitably find themselves comparing Google Apps and Microsoft Office 365 in terms of price, functionality, security, and storage capacity. One important component here - and one that varies quite a bit between the two offerings - is the native backup, retention, and data protection policies included with the SaaS services. Read More >
When you’re in the business of providing the ultimate standard of neurological and cardiac catheters in the medical industry, the stakes are incredibly high. The FDA is highly regulating every area of your IT operations, from record retention to the accessibility of data records. But Millar lives up to those standards each day, both in product quality and data protection best practices. Read More >