Hamline University Confidently Moves to the Cloud with Spanning Backup


Moving data management and communications to Google Apps, as Hamline University did, can create significant data protection challenges for an organization. While Google takes every precaution possible on their end to protect the data with which they’re entrusted, it’s impossible for Google to control what happens on the customer’s side. From users accidentally deleting files or emails to hackers deliberately destroying information, the risks to data in cloud applications are significant but manageable.

Hamline clearly understood the potential for problems and made backup a priority. Read their full user story to learn why this historic university chose Spanning for its backup and recovery needs; and get Anthony Schroeder’s (Director of Infrastructure Services) perspective on the cloud, data loss, and what to look for in a backup provider. 

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