Phishers are Angling for Your Cloud Providers

Phishers are Angling for Your Cloud Providers

Many companies are now outsourcing their marketing efforts to cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) providers. But when accounts at those CRM providers get hacked or phished, the results can be damaging for ...
Salesforce Outage Highlights Why Backup is Critical

Salesforce Outage Highlights Why Backup is Critical

| | Backup, Salesforce
Last week’s Salesforce outage, which lasted 15 hours and 8 minutes, was widespread and severe as thousands of organizations were impacted across the globe. Spanning examines the key takeaways from the Salesforce ...
Why Salesforce Admins Must Be Part of Business Continuity Planning

Why Salesforce Admins Must Be Part of Business Continuity Planning

| | Salesforce
Even though many Salesforce administrators are not formally part of their organization’s IT team (they often report to sales or operations management), admins sit at the intersection of business data and business ...
New Restore UI: Spanning Backup for Salesforce

New Restore UI: Spanning Backup for Salesforce

In the latest release of Spanning Backup for Salesforce, we’ve focused on usability enhancements for easier recovery. The Restore UI has been improved on with the features for easier point-in-time and granular ...
New Custom Alerts Notify Salesforce Admins of Data At-Risk

New Custom Alerts Notify Salesforce Admins of Data At-Risk

Spanning Backup for Salesforce offers custom alerts for anomalies that point to potential data loss risk, as part of Spanning’s affordable data protection solution for Salesforce. You set alerts to spot unusual ...
Active Directory 101

Active Directory® 101

As a new generation of IT management tools emerges, it can be valuable to step in the old Wayback machine to understand and appreciate history. In particular, there has been a generation ...
Top 5 Backup Blog Posts in 2018

Top 5 Backup Blog Posts in 2018

| | Backup, G Suite, office 365, Salesforce
Every year, the Spanning team reviews which blog posts have been most well-read, so we can provide more of what you’ve found useful in the coming year. 2018 is no different — ...
Spredfast Protects Salesforce Data With Spanning Backup

Spredfast Protects Salesforce Data With Spanning Backup

| | Customers, Salesforce
Spredfast provides a robust platform for the enterprise to harness the tremendous benefits of social media. It's currently used by more than 2,000 global brands to manage over one billion social connections ...
Dreamforce 2018 and PepUpTech photos

Dreamforce: A People Conference Disguised as a Tech Conference

| | events, Salesforce
Dreamforce ‘18 is a wrap. Our friends in the Salesforce Ohana have unpacked their Astro and Appy plushies, and are digging through piles of emails after what was an amazing week. Read ...
When Security Researchers Pose as Cybercrooks, Who Can Tell the Difference?

When Security Researchers Pose as Cybercrooks, Who Can Tell the Difference?

A ridiculous number of companies are exposing some or all of their proprietary and customer data by putting it in the cloud without any kind of authentication needed to read, alter or ...