Automatic, Daily Backup and Restore for Salesforce

Spanning Backup for Salesforce is delivered directly within the Salesforce interface. Backing up and recovering from data loss is easy with Spanning Backup’s automated, secure, point-in-time backups and granular, on-page restores. It enables administrators and end users to get data back fast and continue being productive.

Spanning Backup for Salesforce backs up everything - from user-generated reports, dashboards, custom views and email templates to objects, custom objects, files, attachments, and metadata. It's always running in the background, available for on-demand, anytime backups as well as providing automated, daily backups.

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Features of Backup for Salesforce


Go beyond the weekly manual export to fully protect data and metadata with daily, automated backup you can trust – all from within the Salesforce interface.


Restores made easy with the industry's most convenient, granular in-app restore experience for Salesforce. Get all your data and metadata back, even at the field level, from any point in time - you can even restore data into another Salesforce org.


The power to keep business running no matter what. We don’t just protect data – we protect your peace of mind and bottom line.

Your Data, Your Destination.

Choose your backup destinations - in the US or the EU - to meet data sovereignty requirements for your organization.

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Spanning Backup for Salesforce Key Capabilities

Trusted, Automatic and On-Demand Backup

Trusted, Automatic and On-Demand Backup

Automated daily backups: Enjoy peace of mind knowing all of your Salesforce data, including metadata, attachments, customizations and Chatter messages, is backed up every day.

On-demand backups: Users can take a snapshot of Salesforce data prior to data imports or applying customizations. Administrators can capture a point-in-time backup of the entire account prior to making large data or customization changes.

Administrator Tools

Administrator Tools

Customizable dashboard:  Monitor your daily Salesforce backups and quickly review the status, including the new and updated data and any errors or warnings that may need attention.

Monitor and control API usage:  Monitor and control the number of API calls used by Spanning Backup each day.

Complete backup status: Monitor and resolve backup errors with a detailed, actionable status history, complete with error-correction instructions.  

Easy Restore

Easy Restore

Point-in-time restore: Simple two-step process compares and restores previous versions of Salesforce records from any point-in-time backup.

Granular field-level restore: Spanning’s Universal Restore Button appears where single-item restore is available. This enables users to compare and select individual record fields to restore, such as phone numbers, opportunity amounts and attachments.

Bulk item restore: Admins can search for updated items and deleted items. Once identified, they can undo a delete or perform a bulk update quickly, easily, and automatically from a specified point-in-time to restore some or all items. Additionally, using the directive bulk restore feature, admins can upload a CSV file with a specific list of Object IDs to restore large amounts of overwritten or lost data.

Deleted item restore: Permanently deleted items can be automatically restored with their related records intact including parent-child relationships. Spanning's restore process will automatically take care of inserting data back into Salesforce in the right order.

Cross-org restore: Admins can select another Salesforce org or Sandbox as the destination for backed up data. You don't even need to have Spanning installed on your data destination! 

Secure restore: Performs all restores as the user who is logged in to Salesforce, enforcing field-level security. All restores are fully audited and available for review by the administrator.

Full Salesforce Integration

Full Salesforce Integration

Interactive chatter posts: Publishes interactive chatter posts to administrators to keep them informed of all backup and recovery activities and configuration changes. 

Spanning Backup for Salesforce1 Mobile: Get the full Spanning experience on the go. Check the status of backups from your mobile device. Learn more.

Delivered within Salesforce: Spanning Backup is available directly inside of Salesforce, where employees and administrators work. 

Proactive Notifications

Proactive Notifications

Backup monitoring & notifications: Monitor the status of backups and to be notified of any errors or issues in the status dashboard.

Activity monitoring: Track all activities including backups, restores and exports.

Chatter integration: Receive proactive updates for key backup and recovery activities in the Salesforce1 Chatter newsfeed.

Export Capability

Export Capability

Point-in-time exports: Easily navigate to any previous backup and to recover data through granular exports.

Granular export: Easily search, find and select specific items or all items to export.

Data Storage

Data Storage

Unlimited data storage: Spanning Backup offers unlimited storage and backup versions for all your Salesforce data.

Data sovereignty: Have a choice of backup destinations - in the US or the EU - to meet data sovereignty requirements for your organization.

Our approach is designed to accommodate the needs of organizations of all shapes and sizes.

Whether you're a company of 5 or 50,000 Spanning Backup provides full enterprise-grade protection for the information and processes that you rely on to run your business.

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How to back up Salesforce with Spanning Backup

3 Ways to Restore Salesforce Data

3 Ways to Restore Salesforce Data

How do you know when you need to do more to protect your Salesforce data? Learn about the best methods for restoring your lost Salesforce data and more.

The Definitive Guide to Backup for Salesforce

The Definitive Guide to Backup for Salesforce

Looking for the right solution to protect your critical Salesforce data? Use this guide to learn the truth about SaaS data loss and how to identify a third-party backup and restore solution that will keep your company compliant and productive.

Is the Salesforce Weekly Export Enough?

Is the Salesforce Weekly Export Enough?

Salesforce admins back up their Salesforce data once a week via the weekly export. But is that enough to protect your data? The answer may surprise you. Learn best practices for backing up your Salesforce data in this presentation.

Spanning Backup for Salesforce Datasheet

Spanning Backup for Salesforce Datasheet

Learn about the features, benefits and capabilities of Spanning Backup for Salesforce.

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Like what you see? You can try a non-restricted version of Spanning Backup free for 14 days. We'll start backing up your Salesforce data immediately. When you're ready to purchase, simply convert your trial licenses to paid licenses, and we'll continue backing up your critical data seamlessly. It's as simple as that!

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