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’s Best of 2019

As 2019 draws to an end, we take a look back on the blogs and resources most enjoyed by you. The resulting list provides an insightful overview of the challenges associated with enterprise data protection.


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Women in Tech, Diversity and Equality, and the Salesforce Ohana

The Salesforce developers and admins at Forcelandia’s “Women in Tech Breakfast” and at Midwest Dreamin’ are exemplars of a powerful paradigm shift in tech - an increase in inclusion and diversity that benefits technologists and their organizations. Further, the significant number of men attending the Forcelandia “Women In Tech Breakfast” (see the image below) shows [...]

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New Feature for Spanning Backup for Salesforce: Custom Scheduled Backup Time

Salesforce admins and developers who want to be sure their data and customizations are protected now have a new option: Custom Scheduled Backup Time for Spanning Backup for Salesforce. This is yet another new feature Spanning is delivering to meet the industry’s enterprise-class Salesforce backup and restore needs. We’ve heard from many of you that [...]

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How Can You Avoid Data Loss in Office 365?

Avoid Data Loss in Office 365 by Learning These Surprising Facts It's easy to see why so many business are moving to the cloud – it's secure, convenient and easy to set up. Moreover, it enables a workforce to move at lightspeed, collaborating across offices - even oceans - while reducing operational costs. So, it's [...]

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Back Up and Restore Google Sites with Structure Intact

I was happy to see our friends at Backupify bring up the importance of structure in your Google Apps data in their recent blog post. But I was surprised too, since their product’s inability to restore that very structure is one of its greatest weaknesses.


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New Restore Options, Admin Audit Log

It’s a truism in the data protection business that backup is easy and restore is hard, but that restore is also critically important. Without it, backups are practically useless. Spanning Backup’s restore functionality is already the best in the business, but today it gets even better.


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Spanning Backup’s Admin Interface [Video]

Spanning Backup has been optimized for administrators, so when you sign in as a domain admin the first thing you’ll see is the admin dashboard.


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Managing Users in Spanning Backup [Video]

Enterprise Google Apps customers need to manage their software licenses not only at the individual user level but also at the level of organizational units (OU’s) they’ve set up. This video shows how Spanning Backup’s OU-aware license manager makes it easy.


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Spanning Backup Gets a UI Refresh

Spanning Backup’s user interface, already described as “sexy”


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Spanning Stats for Google Drive is Live on the Chrome Web Store

We launched Spanning Stats just one week ago but its already been used to scan more than 50,000 Google Drives, and we’re just getting started.


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