If you’re managing a SaaS collaboration platform like Office 365 or Google for Work, you’re responsible for ensuring your organization’s data isn’t lost due to human error or malicious action. While archiving tools like Google Vault or Microsoft In-Place eDiscovery can preserve your data for legal needs, there are important reasons why they are less useful for business continuity.
At Spanning, we don’t just back up Salesforce – we use it every day ourselves. We thought we’d share our best practices for maintaining good Salesforce data during major data imports and everyday operations as well as some ways to automate your processes.
Our recent webinar with our friends at Cirrus Insight, 6 Ways to Cover Your SaaS in 2015, dived into the problem of how to secure your cloud applications and protect your cloud data so your team can stay productive.
If you’re looking to migrate your organization to Google Apps for Work, the Cloud Alliance for Google Apps has a new resource that offers terrific advice on how to get there. The Business Transformation Guide for Google Apps takes you all the way from defining your goals and overcoming obstacles to a roadmap for long-term success with your Google Apps migration initiative.
Data is one of the most valuable assets for many technology companies, so protecting it from both internal and external threats remains a top concern. In fact, security is now the No. 1 reason preventing firms from moving to SaaS according to Forrester analyst Liz Herbert in a recent report on Software-as-a-Service adoption.
Today is National Fun at Work Day, which is a subject we know a lot about here at Spanning! The creation of our great products is thanks in large part to the culture here, which lends itself to innovation and fun. To celebrate this very important holiday, we thought we’d let some of our employees share their favorite things about working here.
We are continuing to add features to Spanning Backup for Google Apps that allow organizations to more easily manage their backups and ensure that shared data remains protected. That’s why we’ve introduced domain-wide shared Drive backup settings.
Tquila technology consultants help their customers get the most out of the cloud, providing integration, implementation, and insight solutions for Salesforce users across the globe. Truly born in the cloud, Tquila not only services SaaS users, but also runs their company in cloud, utilizing applications like Google Apps for Work and Salesforce to manage all communications, sales, and marketing tasks.
As business and technology professionals utilizing the cloud, we thankfully aren’t required to wrestle alligators, defuse bombs, or engage in otherwise death-defying feats of heroism. Aside from the occasional traffic jam, our job hazards are usually limited to awkward moments in the breakroom and misplacing our favorite pen.
In the Cloud Security Alliance’s latest Cloud Adoption Practices & Priorities Survey Report (CAPP), we continue to see security threats as the top reason that IT administrators and CIOs are still nervous about going all in on the cloud.