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 Enters Next Phase of Growth With Acquisition by Insight Venture Partners

We’re excited to announce Spanning has entered the next phase in our evolution as a company. This week, we were acquired by Insight Venture Partners, a leading private equity firm with an emphasis on growth stage SaaS companies. This acquisition will allow us to realize our full potential as a SaaS data protection provider with […]


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How SThree Backs Up 2,400 Salesforce Users With One Solution

We’re happy to be at Salesforce World Tour New York this week in Booth #136, talking to all kinds of companies about how Spanning Backup for Salesforce can protect their Salesforce data in the cloud. Here’s to hoping we’ll see you there! And meanwhile, here’s an example of what we’re doing for organizations that rely [...]

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Spanning Backup for G Suite Gives Global Creative Agency Confidence to Move All Data to G Suite

Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) was in the process of moving data and applications incrementally to G Suite when the global creative agency discovered Spanning Backup for G Suite. The backup and restore solution’s performance so impressed the firm’s Global Google Technical Lead, he decided to accelerate the timeline for fully transitioning agency data to G [...]

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Catholic Education Diocese: Spanning Backup for G Suite Makes the Grade

With thousands of students, teachers, and staff members counting on G Suite for education technology, the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta in New South Wales Australia needs the most reliable backup available to protect its content in the cloud. So when the diocese’s technology services provider couldn’t offer a cloud backup solution, the diocese turned [...]

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Spanning Backup Has Data Protection Covered for the School of Business, University of Maryland

Christopher Gleeson, Manager of Messaging & Collaboration for the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, knows that the centerpiece of any good data protection plan is a backup and recovery solution, without which data loss would be an ever-present threat to the hard work his faculty and students do every day. Christopher went looking for an answer to the data protection problem and found Spanning Backup, a backup and recovery solution for Google Apps.


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SThree Stays Focused on Business Instead of Backup with Spanning Backup for Salesforce

SThree PLC started in 1986 as a modest four-person staffing services business in London; today, the company is a global leader in recruitment that continues to strategize for future growth. A key part of that strategy is to use the Force.com platform as the foundation for a growing set of cloud-based solutions that currently includes [...]

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EMC Quickly Recovers Data with Spanning Backup for Salesforce

The Data Protection Solutions division at EMC is the world’s foremost expert in data availability, backup, and archival, both in the cloud and on the ground. So, it’s only natural that they maintain the highest standards for their own data protection. When the division identified the need for a SaaS backup and restore solution for their Salesforce instance, they turned to Spanning for trusted, reliable service and industry-leading recovery features.


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4 real-life examples of SaaS data loss…

Today’s businesses use more SaaS applications than ever. And, as more company data is stored outside the firewall, it becomes ever more possible “


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Tired of the Weekly Salesforce Export? Volusion Found a Better Way with Spanning.

When Stephanie Herrera became Volusion’s Salesforce application manager, one of the first things she investigated was how the company was currently backing up data in this crucial SaaS application that acts as “the central nervous system”


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Saving Your Bacon on World Backup Day (and Every Other Day)

Happy World Backup Day from Spanning! It’s our favorite day of the year here at Spanning — a day that reminds the world about the importance of backup and restore for SaaS applications.


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