Spanning Blog

Welcome to our blog featuring thought leadership and best practices on SaaS backup and recovery, data protection and security, and regular product updates for Spanning Backup for Office 365, G Suite, and Salesforce.

Spanning Release Notes: Error Only Email — Spanning Backup for Office 365

Error Only Email — the newest feature in Spanning Backup for Office 365 — is now live. See how it can help customers by enabling external workflows for systems like BMS, ConnectWise and Microsoft Power Automate.


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OneDrive vs. Google Drive: Which Cloud Storage is Better?

Learn the pros, cons and differences between Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive to help you pick the right cloud storage option.


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Spanning Release Notes: G Suite Backup with Integrated Dark Web Monitoring

Spanning Backup for G Suite with Dark Web Monitoring provides complete front-end and back-end G Suite protection – secure credentials – secure data.


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Denial-of-Service (DoS) Attacks — Web-based Application Security, Part 7

A Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack is when legitimate users are unable to access a network. Learn how they work and how to protect against them.


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Zero-Day Vulnerability: The Unknown Threats to Your Data

Zero-day vulnerabilities lead to zero-day exploits that put your data at risk. Learn how to keep your Office 365, G Suite and Salesforce data protected from such attacks.


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AES Encryption: A Closer Look at Advanced Encryption Standards

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) is the gold standard when it comes to protecting your SaaS data. Take a deep dive into what makes AES the most secure encryption cipher out there.


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NanoCore RAT — Malware of the Month, May 2020

NanoCore — Spanning’s Malware of the Month for May 2020 — is an incredibly sophisticated Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that gives hackers free rein over an infected device.


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How to Prepare for Salesforce Data Recovery Service End-Of-Life

The Salesforce Data Recovery Service End-of-Life will occur on July 31, 2020. Learn what the retirement of this feature means for administrators and how they can prepare for it. 


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Google Takeout: Is It a Good Backup Option?

Google Takeout is a data retrieval platform that allows users to import and export data from a number of Google products. Learn more about Google Takeout’s capabilities and viability as a backup option.


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Successful Social Distancing for Businesses

With the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses worldwide have been forced to make an abrupt shift to remote work. While most MSPs are finding this very, there are several IT management software solutions that can help streamline IT operations and ensure business continuity in the face of this new reality.


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