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, Google Workspace, and Salesforce.

Google Drive Backup: What Are Your Options?

Google Drive is a storage service that allows you to store files and folders online. Learn how to securely back up and protect your Google Drive data.


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Cloud Backup: How It Works, Techniques, Pros and Cons

Cloud backup protects your business from data loss and costly downtime while enabling business continuity. Learn about how it works, methods, and more.


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OneDrive Backup: How It Works, Benefits, Limitations and More

OneDrive allows you to back up your PC folders including documents, images, and other important files to cloud storage. But is it a true backup solution?


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Backup Management: Importance, Role and Best Practices

Backup management is critical for the survival of your organization, especially after a disaster. Learn more about backup management best practices.


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Salesforce Data Recovery Service: A Good Backup Option?

Salesforce retired — and then brought back — its data recovery service. Learn why it was reintroduced and why third-party backup is still a necessity.


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Google Vault: Archive, Hold, Search, Export and… Backup?

Google Vault is an advanced archiving tool designed to retain data for eDiscovery and investigations; however, is it a viable backup solution? Learn more.


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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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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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Google Backup and Sync: Is It Really Backup?

The Google Backup and Sync app (for personal use and Drive File Stream for businesses) is the replacement for Google Drive and Photos desktop apps for Windows PCs and Macs. Learn how to use it and if it’s really a viable “backup” option.


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