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.

Types of Backup: Understanding Full, Differential, and Incremental Backup

There are 3 main types of backup: full, differential, and incremental. The right type of backup leads to the right SaaS backup strategy. Learn what each has to offer.


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Risk Mitigation: How SaaS Backup Addresses Operational Risk

Looking for the best risk mitigation tactic to curb operational risks? Learn how a good backup solution can help, and how you can prove its business value to the leadership team using the Spanning Backup ROI Calculator.


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4 Data Lifecycle Management Mistakes Businesses Should Avoid 

Learn the basics of data lifecycle management and how to avoid data lifecycle management mistakes that can be costly to your data and business. 


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Let’s Get Real: Your SaaS Needs Backup

Data living on SaaS platforms like G Suite and Office 365 does not provide complete backup. Choose the right SaaS backup and recovery solution to maintain robust data protection.


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Don’t Let Data Loss Spook You

Take the scare out of security breaches and data loss this Halloween with the most dependable backup and recovery solution available. Learn how Spanning can put your organization at ease and get you focused on what really matters.


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Ransomware: Five Critical Steps Service Providers Must Take for Their Customers

Joe Noonan, VP of Products for Unitrends and Spanning, details why a strong prevention plan that includes good backups and the discipline to manage the backups correctly is the best way to beat ransomware.


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2019 Cloud and Disaster Recovery Survey: 3 Key Takeaways

Since 2015, Unitrends, a leading all-in-one enterprise backup solution provider, has conducted their annual Cloud and Disaster Recovery Survey to gauge the state of data backup across a wide range of organizations. Here are some of the major takeaways from this year’s survey report, Growing Usage of SaaS Data Protection – Unitrends 2019 Survey.


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Forming a Backup Strategy: 4 Steps to Follow

A comprehensive backup strategy is an essential part of an organization’s cyber safety net and it’s important to have one outlined & put in place before a data loss event occurs. Follow these four steps to help you form a strategy that is right for your organization.


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Top 3 Enterprise SaaS Data Protection Trends

Cloud computing has come of age, both in terms of adoption and evolution. In order to get more insight into cloud security and data protection trends, ESG surveyed 370 IT professionals responsible for data protection for their organization. Here are the top three enterprise SaaS data protection trends from ESG’s research on Data Protection Cloud Strategies.


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Hurricane Season is Upon Us: Is Your Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan Ready?

As the southeastern United States braces for another hurricane season on the heels of the busy 2018 season, it’s a good reminder for all organizations, no matter where they are headquartered, to review their business continuity and disaster recovery plans. We’ve gathered the following four tips to get you on track — and to help you be better prepared in the future.


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