Spanning is a startup that helps companies protect and manage their information in the cloud. Spanning provides enterprise-class data protection for all of your Google Apps including Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar, and Google Contacts through their flagship product, Spanning Backup for Google Apps. The company has raised $6 million in funding from The Foundry Group and an undisclosed investor. Spanning has raised a total of $9 million in funding.
Spanning was founded in Austin Texas 3 years ago by Charlie Wood. Before starting Spanning, Wood worked as a Group Product Manager at Vignette and was the VP of Enterprise Solutions at NewsGator Technologies. Some of the company’s customers include AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Answers.com, Main Building Supply, and Venture Technology Groups.