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[March 19, 2014]

Spanning Presents 'Protecting Critical SaaS Data before It's Too Late'

AUSTIN, Texas --(Business Wire)--

Spanning Cloud Apps, the most trusted provider of data backup and recovery for cloud applications, is hosting an upcoming webinar, "Protecting Critical Data before It's Too Late - Tales from the Trenches," on March 27 at 1:00 p.m. CDT (News - Alert). The live event brings together guest experts from Forrester Research, Inc., EMC, Cloudbakers, Kendra Scott Jewelry and the Alzheimer's Association to discuss in an interactive format the importance of backing up business-critical data stored in SaaS (News - Alert) applications. They'll share past experiences, best practices and also key criteria in choosing a solution.

Who:

Rachel Dines, Sr. Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc.
Jeff Erramouspe, CEO, Spanning Cloud Apps
Mitch Greenwald, Founder, Cloudbakers
Davi Ottenheimer, Sr. Director of Trust, EMC (News - Alert)
Nathan Toups, Principal Technology Consultant, Kendra Scott Jewelry
Paul Inboriboon, Director of Tech Infrastructure, Alzheimer's Association

What:

When it comes to backup and recovery, what you don't know could hurt you. While certain SaaS applications help businesses store and manage critical data, they are unable to fully protect against risks such as user error, malicious activity, hacktivism and more. The business interruption resulting from lost data can be detrimental.

"[IT] customers expect data and services-both on-premises and in the cloud-to be available immediately whenever and wherever they require them," wrote Rachel Dines, Senior Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc. in the February 2014 report entitled Back Up Your Critical Cloud Data Before It's Too Late. "Waiting for days or weeks for the recovery of lost data or being informed that data is unrecoverable is uncceptable for most end users. As more critical data is deployed in the cloud, it's time for [IT infrastructure and operations] leaders to be proactive and invest in mitigating these risks instead of waiting for data loss to occur."


Through real-life stories of companies that experienced data loss, this webinar will explore the limitations of current SaaS applications backup and recovery approaches, the common causes of SaaS data loss and the things to look for when choosing a cloud-to-cloud backup provider.

When:

Thursday, March 27, 2014
1-2 p.m. CDT

Where:

For more information, and to register for the webinar, click here.

Follow the webinar updates with #BackthatSaaSup on Twitter and Google (News - Alert)+.

About Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Spanning was created with a singular purpose - to help companies protect and manage their information in the cloud. The company provides powerful, reliable, enterprise-class data protection for Google Apps and Salesforce.com (News - Alert).

The top-rated backup solution on the Google Apps Marketplace, Spanning Backup is the most reliable and respected cloud-to-cloud backup solution for IT decision-makers. Try Spanning Backup with a 14-day free trial or request a demo.

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