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.

How to Set Up Gmail in Microsoft Outlook

Learn how to add a Gmail account in Microsoft Outlook. Manage multiple Gmail accounts from one place and check your emails even in offline mode.


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Your Guide to Exchange Online

Learn about the various Exchange Online offerings, how it fits into the Microsoft Office 365 plan, and how Spanning can help you protect it.


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SharePoint Online: Everything You Should Know

SharePoint Online is a powerful web-based application used for collaboration and information exchange across an organization. Learn all you need to know.


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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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Protect Your Office 365 Data Against Consent Phishing

Protect your office 365 data from consent phishing. Use solutions like Spanning that are Azure Verified Publishers to ensure your data is protected.


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Outlook vs. Gmail: Comparing Apples to Oranges

What if we told you that comparing Microsoft Outlook with Gmail is like comparing apples with oranges? Find out why comparing these two email systems is an exercise in futility.


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Prevent ATO Attacks During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Office 365 and G Suite administrators need to ensure SaaS data protection during COVID-19 and prevent dark web cybercriminals from deploying Account Takeover (ATO) attacks.


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Spanning Release Notes: Error Only Email — Spanning Backup for Office 365

Error Only Email — the newest feature in Spanning Backup for Office 365 — is now live. See how it can help customers by enabling external workflows for systems like BMS, ConnectWise and Microsoft Power Automate.


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OneDrive vs. Google Drive: Which Cloud Storage is Better?

Learn the pros, cons and differences between Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive to help you pick the right cloud storage option.


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Spanning Backup for Office 365 PowerShell Module Update 3.4.0.1

Spanning is pleased to bring you a few updates to our popular PowerShell. This release, 3.4.0.1, adds a Connection parameter that makes automation with Azure Automation Runbooks easier and more secure. In addition, we added a page size parameter to the User request to make it easier to fetch batches of users in fewer requests.


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