Category: Product News & Features

New Actionable Google Apps Backup Status Reporting Provides Full Data Transparency

Mar 05, 2014 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Company News, Backup, Product News & Features, Google Apps

To further our commitment to trust and transparency, we are introducing several enhancements in our status reporting to our flagship product, Spanning Backup for Google Apps. Read More >

An Advanced Look at Our New Product: Spanning Backup for Salesforce

Dec 04, 2013 By: Mat Hamlin Posted in: Company News, Product News & Features, Salesforce

Some will experience our new product immediately through beta testing, but for those waiting until the full release next year, I’ll be providing a sneak peak of our latest product to help you get to know Spanning Backup for Salesforce. Read More >

Spanning Cloud Apps Expands Backup and Recovery to Salesforce.com

Nov 19, 2013 By: Lisa Posted in: Company News, Product News & Features, Salesforce

Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc., the leading provider of data backup and recovery for cloud applications and creators of Spanning Backup for Google Apps, announces the expansion of its product offerings with the release of Spanning Backup for Salesforce. Read More >

Introducing Google Drive Search: Find and Restore Lost Data in Seconds!

Nov 12, 2013 By: Mat Hamlin Posted in: Company News, Backup, Product News & Features, Google Apps

Ever spend hours sifting through hundreds of files because you deleted a document you suddenly realize you need back? Have trouble remembering which folder contained an important spreadsheet that disappeared? We thought so! Read More >

Choosing Between Storage-based and Unlimited Storage for Cloud Data Backup

Oct 15, 2013 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Customers, Backup, Product News & Features, Google Apps

When deciding on your preferred method of backup and recovery for your cloud-stored information, you will inevitably be faced with the choice between storage-based and unlimited storage options. Read More >

Google Account Recovery: Get Your Data Back the Way it Was in Just a Few Clicks

Sep 26, 2013 By: Andrea Lindzey Posted in: Backup, Product News & Features

What if you want your Google account up and running online again, just as it was before the account was lost or deleted? In this case, you’ll want to fully restore the data from the deleted account to an active account, and you’ll need Spanning’s help to do this. Spanning Backup makes this type of Google account recovery simple. As always, you can complete your backup and recovery goals in just a matter of clicks: Read More >

New Account Provisioning API Enables Data Protection Automation

Sep 10, 2013 By: Mat Hamlin Posted in: Company News, Backup, Product News & Features

In almost every organization, change is constant. New people join the organization, some leave and others change roles. Each of these transitions in the life cycle of an employee requires a change of access to applications and data. Over time, organizations will look to automate these changes to reduce their costs and increase their accuracy of managing access. This is especially true for enterprises and industries like education where there is a high turnover of users each time a class graduates. Read More >

Spanning Announces Summer ’13 Release of Spanning Backup for Google Apps

Jul 18, 2013 By: Andrea Posted in: Company News, Backup, Product News & Features, Google Apps

AUSTIN, TEXAS, July 18, 2013 – Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc., creators of the powerful, enterprise-class data protection solution Spanning Backup for Google Apps, today announced the release of new features designed to support the company’s rapidly growing base of large Google Apps customers. Read More >

New Spanning Backup Feature: Non-Admin Admins

May 01, 2013 By: Andrea Posted in: Company News, Backup, Product News & Features, Google Apps

In many organizations that use Google Apps, especially larger ones, there may be multiple admins, sub-admins and super-admins. The admins can be a whole organization unto themselves! Spanning understands this, which is why we’ve just released our new non-admin admins feature. Read More >

Spanning Cloud Apps Goes Mobile with Audit Log for Google Apps

Apr 17, 2013 By: Andrea Posted in: Company News, Product News & Features, Google Apps

Spanning’s First Mobile App Allows Users to Monitor Their Google Apps Domain on the Go AUSTIN, TEXAS, April 17, 2013 – Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc., creators of the powerful, enterprise-class data protection solution Spanning Backup for Google Apps, announces that administrators can now monitor their Google Apps domains from their mobile devices with Audit Log for Google Apps. Read More >

Spanning Backup: Make the Most of Your 14-Day Free Trial in 14 Minutes

Mar 22, 2013 By: Andrea Posted in: Customers, Backup, Product News & Features

We’ve always offered a 14-day free trial for Spanning Backup (to get it, click here). But we don’t want you to just download the trial and play around with it a bit; we really want you to kick the tires on Spanning Backup so you can be sure it’s the right solution for your needs. So with that in mind, here’s a quick guide to getting the most out of your free trial: Read More >

Spanning Backup: What To Do With Your Exported .mbox File

Mar 19, 2013 By: Andrea Posted in: Backup, Product News & Features, Google Apps

Spanning Backup offers the option to export your emails into a .mbox file. But many people wonder, "What do I do with that file once it’s been exported?" We’ll answer that question for you today. Read More >

Spanning Backup Turns Customer Feedback Into Product Improvements

Mar 05, 2013 By: Andrea Posted in: Company News, Backup, Product News & Features

We’ve just released the latest version of Spanning Backup. One of our customers recently told us that it would be nice to be able to see suspended users in their organization (i.e. users that had been marked as “Suspended” in Google’s cPanel but still held a Google address and a Spanning seat). Well, we thought it was a good idea too, so we made it happen! Read More >

Undelete for Google Calendar, It’s Your Birthday!

Feb 28, 2013 By: Andrea Posted in: Company News, Backup, Product News & Features, Google Apps

One year ago today, Spanning launched Undelete for Google Calendar, one of our great free tools. As we celebrate Undelete’s birthday (hopefully with cake - someone is getting a cake, right guys?), we’d like to share what our users have to say about it: “Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!* Thanks for helping me UNDELETE my Google event!” Read More >

Why Spanning Worries About Google Apps Data Quality

Feb 26, 2013 By: Jeff Posted in: Backup, Product News & Features

Last week, Andrea Bridges-Smith wrote a blog post about her experience with the backup status capability of Spanning Backup. This post did an excellent job of describing how this works and how it can be used to not only understand the status of your Google Apps backup process, but also to improve the overall quality of your Google Apps data. Now that we’ve discussed the “how”, I thought it would be a good idea to talk about the “why”. Read More >

Hey Spanning Backup, What’s Up With the Red & Yellow Dots?

Feb 18, 2013 By: Andrea Posted in: Backup, Product News & Features, Google Apps

Mike Pav, our VP of Engineering, came up to me before I’d finished my morning coffee. “I’m noticing a lot of errors in your backup reports.” He showed me the following diagram, where a lot of yellow dots had suddenly appeared next to my name: Read More >

3 Reasons Why Cloud Computing Backup Depends on the Restore

Feb 07, 2013 By: Mike Pav Posted in: Industry, Cloud Technology, Backup, Product News & Features

You may have heard that “backup is fine, but it’s the restore that counts.” You may have also heard that flossing daily will fight cavities, prevent heart disease and make you better looking, but if you are anything like me, flossing and testing a restore are pretty much at the bottom of my list of fun things to do. So while this article is not going to help with your dental hygiene, it can help you better understand what backup means in the Google Apps world, and more importantly, what a restore looks like. Read More >

Spanning Backup: Latest Release – Customer Feedback Comes to Life!

Jan 23, 2013 By: Andrea Posted in: Company News, Backup, Product News & Features

Does Spanning listen to customer feedback? Answer: YES. We’ve just released a couple of new features specifically requested by our customers that we’d like to tell you about: Read More >

Backupify Trying, Failing to Match Spanning on Google Apps Backup Features

Dec 12, 2012 By: Charlie Posted in: Backup, Product News & Features, Google Apps

Today Backupify announced they’ve added some new features to their Google Apps backup product. We think they’re all good features; Spanning Backup has had all of them for a while now. We’ll look at each of them below to put them in context. But first, let’s keep in mind what’s most important. Read More >

‘Review of Web’ Chooses Spanning Backup Over backupify

Aug 13, 2012 By: Charlie Posted in: Product News & Features, Google Apps

Ankur Jain at Review of Web recently compared Spanning Backup and Backupify and found Spanning Backup to be his choice for businesses. Read More >

More Beta Bugs Fixed, and Other News

Mar 24, 2010 By: Charlie Posted in: Company News, Product News & Features

First, an update on some bugs that our beta testers have found and we’ve fixed Read More >

Spanning Backup Enters Beta

Mar 08, 2010 By: Charlie Posted in: Company News, Product News & Features

After months of development, we’re happy to announce that Spanning Backup is now available for beta testing. Read More >

A Quick Video Demo

Feb 28, 2010 By: Charlie Posted in: Product News & Features

We’ve put together a quick video demo to show how Spanning Backup backs up Google Calendar, Contacts and Docs. Please check it out and let us know what you think by adding a comment to this post. Read More >