Understanding the Difference between Google Apps Vault and Spanning Backup for Google Apps

Many people concerned about data loss in Google Apps may consider Google Apps Vault as well as a backup and recovery solution, like Spanning Backup for Google Apps. While Vault is designed to meet eDiscovery and compliance needs, it does not address backup and recovery needs. 

In this paper you’ll learn:

  • the basic differences between Google Vault and Spanning Backup for Google Apps;
  • the backup capabilities for Google Apps within each product;
  • the clear difference in how each solution recovers and restores lost data;
  • how each solution handles archiving, data retention and e-discovery; and,
  • how to make the right choice based on your needs.