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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 Things We Learned at CSA Congress 2014

Sep 30, 2014 By: Posted in: Cloud and Data Security, Backup

Our team recently attended the 2014 CSA Congress. As members of the Cloud Security Alliance and passionate advocates for increased cloud security, we were interested to learn from this community of like-minded individuals as well as share some of our knowledge. Here’s what we learned. Read More >

New Ways to Use and Protect Google Apps for Education

Sep 25, 2014 By: Posted in: Company News, Backup, Google Apps

In our recent webinar, we discussed some recently launched collaboration features in Google Apps as well as some cool projects that educators (and even our own employees!) have done in Google Apps. Read More >

How Much Does Your Salesforce Data Change Every Day?

Sep 24, 2014 By: Posted in: Cloud and Data Security, Backup, Salesforce

There are a lot of things you wouldn’t do just once a week. So why is backing up your Salesforce data one of them? Read More >

3 Options for Restoring Lost Data in Google Apps

Sep 22, 2014 By: Posted in: Cloud and Data Security, Backup, Google Apps

With the recent news that 5 million Gmail passwords were leaked, you may be wondering, “Is my Google Apps domain safe?” But beyond that, there’s another question to ask yourself: “If I were to lose my Google Apps data, how would I get it back?” Read More >

4 Ways to Get Back to School in the Google Classroom

Sep 18, 2014 By: Posted in: Backup, Google Apps

The pencils are sharpened, the laptops are open, and school is back in session. Though it’s time once again to break out your Google Apps and educate young minds, it’s never a bad time for educators to learn some new tricks too. We have four ways you can sharpen your Google Apps skills. Read More >