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.

Backup vs. Archive: Why They Are Not the Same

How is backup different from archive? Backup is a restorable copy of current data that is meant to be used if the original data is damaged while archive is stored data that will never be overwritten.


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7 Types of Phishing: How to Recognize Them & Stay Off the Hook

Phishing is today’s most dangerous cyberattack. Google noted a more than 600% spike in phishing attacks in 2020 compared to 2019 with a total of 2,145,013 phishing sites registered as of January 17, 2021, up from 1,690,000 on Jan 19, 2020. It is the gateway to many types of damaging cyberattack including ransomware, malware, business [...]

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Phishing 101: How It Works & What to Look For

Phishing is one of today’s biggest cybersecurity threats and the premier gateway to an array of cybercrimes and fraud. Learn how to protect your organization.


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How to Set Up Gmail in Microsoft Outlook

Learn how to add a Gmail account in Microsoft Outlook. Manage multiple Gmail accounts from one place and check your emails even in offline mode.


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Your Guide to Exchange Online

Learn about the various Exchange Online offerings, how it fits into the Microsoft Office 365 plan, and how Spanning can help you protect it.


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Google Drive Trash: Deleting, Recovering and Everything in Between

Learn all about the Google Drive Trash folder and how Spanning acts as a safety net for items that might otherwise be lost forever.


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Spanning Blog: The Best of 2020

The Spanning blog provides important insights into the world of enterprise data protection. Here’s a recap of the most popular blogs from 2020.


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SharePoint Online: Everything You Should Know

SharePoint Online is a powerful web-based application used for collaboration and information exchange across an organization. Learn all you need to know.


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Data Retention Policy: What It Is and How to Create One

A data retention policy guides what data should be stored or archived, where that should happen and for how long. Download a free data retention template to get started.


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Spanning Release Notes: Office 365 Backup MSP Edition

Spanning Office 365 Backup MSP Edition offers comprehensive protection against Office 365 data loss, ensuring seamless business continuity.


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