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.

What is Data Loss Prevention (DLP)? Definition, Importance and Examples

Data loss prevention (DLP) is a program that combines technologies, strategies and processes to prevent data loss and unauthorized access. Learn more.


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What is a Disaster Recovery Plan? Importance, Types, Components & Benefits

A disaster recovery plan documents policies, procedures, and responsibilities to help businesses recover IT systems and data following a disaster.


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Q4 2023 Product Innovation Update: What’s New in Spanning

The Spanning Q4 2023 Product Innovation Update webinar highlighted latest innovations and product updates to fortify SaaS data protection. Learn more.


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Your Microsoft 365 Data Recovery Timeline Simplified With Spanning’s New Feature

Most small and midsize businesses (SMBs) store their sensitive data — such as business strategies, proprietary intellectual properties, customer contracts and financial information — in Microsoft 365 platforms like Office, Mail, Teams, Calendar, OneDrive and SharePoint. However, storing and sharing data through SaaS applications like Microsoft 365 also creates many challenges for businesses. Disparate data […]


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Data Governance: Definition, Framework Components, Best Practices & Benefits

Data governance is a set of policies and procedures that ensures holistic data management throughout its lifecycle, from creation to disposal.


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What is a Data Protection Strategy? Components, Best Practices and Benefits

A data protection strategy regards the measures taken to help you secure mission-critical and regulated data while keeping it usable for business purposes.


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RTO vs. RPO: Understanding Their Differences and Importance

Understand the difference between RTO and RPO and why both are critical parameters in analyzing the consequences of downtime on an organization.


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IT Resilience: What It Is, Why It’s Important & How to Achieve It

IT resilience ensures that critical IT assets, processes and services remain operational during unplanned and planned disruptions. Learn how to achieve it.


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Why You Need to Worry About the Dark Web and What You Can Do

The dark web is a hotbed for cybercrime. Learn about dark web service offerings, stolen data for purchase, and how to protect your business from falling victim.


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High Availability: How It Works and Why It’s Important

High availability (HA) ensures that an IT infrastructure operates continuously, even if certain components fail. Learn why it’s important and how to achieve it.


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