Company Wins 2014 Stratus Award for World-Class Cloud Data Backup and Restore to Protect Organizations Using Google Apps and Salesforce

AUSTIN, TX – Jul 17, 2014 — / — Spanning Cloud Apps , the most trusted provider of data backup and restore for cloud applications, announced today that it has been named SaaS Provider of the Year by the 2014 Stratus Awards—the inaugural presentation of an awards program presented by the Business Intelligence Group. The awards, which honor innovation in the cloud, recognized Spanning for its success in eliminating the risk, cost and consequences of cloud data loss for enterprises, educational institutions and non-profits with its Spanning Backup for Google Apps and Spanning Backup for Salesforce offerings.

“Cloud data loss—even if not catastrophic—can significantly hamper business productivity, leaving many organizations unable to take full advantage of SaaS applications such as Google Apps and Salesforce,” said Jeff Erramouspe, CEO and president, Spanning. “Spanning exists to eliminate this risk by arming customers with unmatched backup and restore capabilities that protect users against data loss due to things like accidental deletions, sync malfunctions, as well as malicious insiders or hackers. Being recognized as the SaaS Provider of the Year by the Business Intelligence Group’s Stratus Awards affirms our belief that vendor trust and transparency are the keys to users operating fearlessly in the cloud.”

Winners of the 2014 Stratus Awards were selected by an elite panel of judges who critiqued companies based on their contributions in helping to accelerate the development and adoption of cloud-based services.

“We are proud to reward Spanning in the 2014 Stratus Awards,” said Dawn Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. “Spanning Backup for Google Apps and Spanning Backup for Salesforce are clearly leading the market in delivering real value to their end customers by leveraging the cloud.”

About Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc.
Spanning, the leading provider of backup and recovery for cloud applications, helps organizations to protect and manage their information in the cloud. The company provides powerful, enterprise-class data protection for Google Apps and Spanning Backup is the most reliable and trusted cloud-to-cloud backup solution available. Learn more at .

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Source: Spanning, Inc.