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.

Dridex — Malware of the Month, December 2019

Dridex — a malware specifically designed to attack financial services organizations and banks — is Spanning’s Malware of the Month for December 2019. Learn how it has evolved and resulted in the theft of hundreds of millions of dollars from institutions in the form of fraudulent transactions.


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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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Why Granular SharePoint Backup and Recovery is Important

Selective, granular SharePoint backup and recovery can help organizations to meet security standards, comply with industry regulations, and reduce liabilities. Learn why a blanket backup solution is not always the best option.


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G Suite versus Office 365: How do you Pick the Right One?

Cloud adoption can be an extensive exercise and it’s important to pick a SaaS solution that fits your organizational needs and structure when doing so. Here we break down G Suite vs Office 365 and take a closer look and some of the advantages each has to offer.


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5 Steps to Securing Your Office 365 Migration

Phenomenal security and compliance attributes are amongst the many advantages of migrating from on-premises to Office 365. Here are 5 steps to harnessing them.


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Site Swap: Revamping Your SharePoint Sites

SharePoint’s Site Swap command lets you easily convert a classic root site to a modern SharePoint site. Here is a walkthrough of how you can use Site Swap to get a revamped SharePoint site, as well as some backup caveats you would need to keep in mind.


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Two New Features for Spanning Backup for Office 365

Spanning is very pleased to announce two new features for Spanning Backup for Office 365 that we think will delight Spanning Admins and users: Contacts and Site Collections backup.


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Why Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Is a Must-Have in the Microsoft World and Beyond

Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) combines what the user knows (password), with what the user has (security token) and what the user is (biometric verification) to ensure user identity. Learn why this verification method is vital in today’s world.


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Migrating from Office 365 to G Suite: Tips to Remember

Migrating from one platform to another, particularly one that forms the bedrock of an organization, can be extremely stressful and sub-optimal if not carefully charted. Here are some pointers to lay the groundwork for one such transformational change: migrating from Office 365 to G Suite.


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6-Point Office 365 Post-Migration Checklist

Plan for your post-migration with the same enthusiasm as your Office 365 migration planning. Significantly offset the post-migration chaos by adhering to this six-point post-migration checklist.


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