Audit Trails vs. Backups for Salesforce data – The Answer is Yes

This is a Guest Post by David Taber, Salesforce.com expert, author and adviser to some of the leading enterprises using Salesforce.com. You’d think that either thorough backups of your Salesforce.com system or full audit trails would be enough to keep you out of trouble.  Life should be so simple. Like nearly any transactional system, usable CRM data backups…

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How to backup your salesforce.com data

There are actually several ways to backup your salesforce.com data using standard salesforce functionality. Each have their own benefits and limitations that admins should be aware of when deciding on a backup and recovery strategy. The list includes the following in no particular order: Data Export Services (Weekly Export) Export Reports DataLoader Full Sandbox APIs…

3 Million Installs from the Appexchange

  Just this week salesforce.com reached another impressive milestone. To be more precise, the Appexchange, salesforce.com’s business app-store reached 3 million installs. While the Appexchange is a great marketplace for businesses applications, it’s success is indicative of the success of the salesforce platform as whole. As more and more business are moving their critical data…

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Gartner 2015 Cool Vendor – Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Management

    Today we are officially announcing that OwnBackup has been named to the “Cool Vendors in Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management, 2015 ” report by Dave Russell, Roberta J. Witty & John P Morency at Gartner, Inc. Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendor” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing. One of the…

OwnBackup Spring 2015 Release – Sneak Peak

This coming April OwnBackup will be announcing our biggest release yet, Spring 2015. The new features and functionality coming in our latest release are going to put OwnBackup in a category all it’s own in the SaaS application backup and recovery space. As more and more enterprise data moves to cloud platforms like Salesforce.com and…

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Recovering from Salesforce.com data loss – 3 major challenges

While there are a variety of methods for backing up your Salesforce.com data, recovering from a salesforce.com data loss is almost never as simple or straight forward as most people think for a number of reasons: 1. You don’t always know what needs to be restored: Since Salesforce.com is a relational database, deleting a record…