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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, Office 365, Google Apps, Salesforce, and so much more.

How SThree Backs Up 2,400 Salesforce Users With One Solution

We’re happy to be at Salesforce World Tour New York this week in Booth #136, talking to all kinds of companies about how Spanning Backup for Salesforce can protect their Salesforce data in the cloud. Here’s to hoping we’ll see you there! And meanwhile, here’s an example of what we’re doing for organizations that rely […]


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Spanning Backup for G Suite Gives Global Creative Agency Confidence to Move All Data to G Suite

Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) was in the process of moving data and applications incrementally to G Suite when the global creative agency discovered Spanning Backup for G Suite. The backup and restore solution’s performance so impressed the firm’s Global Google Technical Lead, he decided to accelerate the timeline for fully transitioning agency data to G […]


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Catholic Education Diocese: Spanning Backup for G Suite Makes the Grade

With thousands of students, teachers, and staff members counting on G Suite for education technology, the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta in New South Wales Australia needs the most reliable backup available to protect its content in the cloud. So when the diocese’s technology services provider couldn’t offer a cloud backup solution, the diocese turned […]


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SThree Stays Focused on Business Instead of Backup with Spanning Backup for Salesforce

SThree PLC started in 1986 as a modest four-person staffing services business in London; today, the company is a global leader in recruitment that continues to strategize for future growth. A key part of that strategy is to use the Force.com platform as the foundation for a growing set of cloud-based solutions that currently includes […]


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Millar Inc. Achieves Gold Standard of Data Protection with Spanning Backup for Office 365

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.


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Tales from the Cloud Crypt: Data Loss Isn’t Just an Old Ghost Story

Learn why it’s critical to have a backup and recovery solution in place for SaaS apps like Google Apps, Office 365, and Salesforce. If you don’t, you may be haunted by data loss forever.


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EMC Quickly Recovers Data with Spanning Backup for 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.


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4 real-life examples of SaaS data loss…

Today’s businesses use more SaaS applications than ever. And, as more company data is stored outside the firewall, it becomes ever more possible “


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Spanning Gives Back Through “

Nonprofits are on the leading edge of cloud technology adoption, attracted by the overall efficiency, collaborative capabilities, mobile support and lower overhead costs that meld seamlessly with the way that a nonprofit runs. In a 2012 survey of 10,000 nonprofits by TechSoup, 90% had adopted cloud technology in some way”


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

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”


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