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.

Back Your SaaS Up at Dreamforce

For those of us who live day-to-day in cloud apps like Salesforce, Dreamforce is our ultimate nirvana, a place where we can embrace the biggest and brightest in cloud technologies, meet fellow cloud warriors and get refreshed in rapidly evolving best practices and new trends in SaaS applications.


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3 Reasons To Meet Spanning Backup at Gartner Catalyst

As the cloud technology landscape continues to evolve, Spanning is excited to join over 1600 of the brightest minds in IT at the Gartner Catalyst Conference starting in San Diego next week. The Catalyst Conference has been on the technology scene for a long time, but if you’re a Catalyst first-timer (like we are!), here are 3 must-do recommendations to make the most of your time in San Diego.


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Movin’ On Up: Spanning by EMC Snags ABJ’s Best Places to Work Award & Relocates to New Space in ATX

After three years as one of Austin’s hottest startups, Spanning is moving up and moving out! Last week, we once again made Austin Business Journal’s list of Best Places to Work in Central Texas. And with our move next fall into 501 Congress, Spanning will be situated in a newly redesigned classic building in the heart of downtown Austin, making it an even bigger and better place to work.


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Spanning by EMC Introduces a Better Way to Protect Office 365 Data from Loss

Today we are excited to announce the general availability of Spanning Backup for Office 365 which provides daily, automated and on-demand backup and accurate restore of Mail. Soon, we will extend support to Calendars, People (Contacts), OneDrive for Business and SharePoint.


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Spanning Backup for Office 365: Catchin’ Fire at Microsoft Ignite

The Spanning team was at Microsoft Ignite last week to introduce our backup and restore solution for Office 365, and the overall response affirmed what research told us: messaging and collaboration admins are actively looking for a better way to protect their Office 365 data, and Spanning is sparking a lot of interest.


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The View from the Clouds: What It Means to Be Part of Spanning by EMC

Most people dread the question, “How do you like your job?”


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SaaSquatch Makes a Rare Appearance at SXSW 2015

Like all mysterious creatures of legend, revealing themselves for just a few magical moments before disappearing into thin air again, the ATX SXSW Startup Crawl is soon to breeze through the streets of downtown Austin for one adventure-filled evening of networking, craft brews, and tech talk. And, if you visit Spanning during the crawl, you’re guaranteed an experience even more mythically awesome than you thought possible.


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Happy National Fun at Work Day from Spanning!

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.


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Spanning Announces Office 365 Backup

Today, Spanning is happy to announce a new product offering – Spanning Backup for Office 365.


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New Spanning Backup for Google Apps Features: Drive Restore Folders and Admin Tools

By listening to and learning from our customers, we continue to evolve Spanning Backup for Google Apps, delivering a better way to easily back up and restore data. In this release, we give admins more control over what their end users can access, and make it easier for users to view and restore their Google Drive data.


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