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Google Workspace Backup Solutions Comparison

The number of Google Workspace backup solutions is overwhelming, and choosing the right one can be critical in preventing data loss. Should you choose the most promoted product? Or should you vet just a little more to get the backup software with more functions and at a better price?

In this guide, we compare the 3 most popular cloud-to-cloud backup tools and help you find the best Google Workspace backup for your business:

  • Spanning
  • Backupify
  • SpinOne

Before we start, if you still hesitate about whether the backup for your Google Workspace is essential, read about the best practices for Google Workspace (G Suite) Security.

Google Workspace Backup Solution Comparison Table

As you can see, most backup solutions are pretty much similar. The difference is in the details.

Spanning

Backupify

SpinOne

Starting Price (user/mo)

$4

$3

$3

Number of Users

50-1000+

100-1000+

5-1000+

Ease of Use

4.4

3.9

4.7

Customer Support

4.3

4.6

4.7

24/7

V

V

Online

V

V

V

Google Services

Gmail,
Drive,
Calendar,
Contacts,
Google Sites

Gmail,
Drive,
Calendar,
Contacts

Gmail,
Drive,
Calendar,
Contacts

Features & Functionality

Backup Features

Automated backup

V

V

V

On-demand Backup

V

V

V

Backup Log

V

V

V

Backup Scheduling

V

V

Compression

V

Unlimited Storage

V

V

V

Unlimited Retention

V

V

Continuous Backup

V

V

Versioning

V

V

V

Incremental Backup

V

V

V

Recovery Features

Disaster recovery

V

V

V

Point-in-time restoration

V

V

V

Granular recovery

V

V

V

On-demand restoration

V

V

V

Security Features

Ransomware protection

V

Risky apps detection and removal

V

Encryption at-rest

V

V

V

Encryption in transit

V

V

V

Local Server Options

V

Remote Server Options

V

Secure Data Storage

V

V

V

Compliance

GDPR,
SOC 2,
HIPAA,
ISO 27001

SOC 2
Type II, HIPAA

GDPR, SOC2, CCPA, EU-U.S.

Management

Data migration between accounts

V

Multiple domains management

V

Fast search

V

V

V

Licensing deleted accounts

V

V

V

 

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Google Workspace (G Suite) Backup Solutions: Overview

Spanning

Spanning is a backup solution for medium to large businesses that use Salesforce, Google Workspace, and/or Office 365. It works with multiple Google services like Gmail, Drive, and Calendars. Spanning offers automated backup and quick restoration of lost data.

Backupify

Backupify is a tool for large companies that use Google Workspace or Office 365. Similar to Spanning, it automatically backs up various services within cloud drives (like Drives, Contacts, mailboxes). Backupify provides granular restoration.

SpinOne

SpinOne is a versatile SaaS for cloud drives and a Google Workspace Backup solution. It fits the needs of both small businesses and enterprises, enabling companies to scale from 5 to 1000+ user licenses. The tool provides incremental backup and granular point-in-time recovery for Google Services. Furthermore, it offers an additional layer of security guarding your Workspace against ransomware and risky applications.

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William William Tran Product Manager
About Author

Will Tran is the Product Manager at Spin.AI, where he guides the product's strategic direction, oversees feature development and ensures that the solution solves his clients’ cybersecurity needs.

Will is a security professional who started his career at Lockheed Martin where he worked on National Security Space programs in business development and product management.

Will holds a BA in Economics and Mathematics from UCSB and an MBA with a specialization in Technology Management and Marketing from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

At Lockheed Martin, Will developed the multi-year strategy campaign and supported the product development satellite program for the United States Air Force, which resulted in a multi-billion dollar contract.

During business school, Will consulted 2 non-profit organizations as part of a series of national consulting case competitions. He set strategic priorities, optimized business operations, and developed a process to qualify new revenue streams for his non-profit clients. These initiatives resulted in 15-20% increase in gross profit.

In his spare time, Will can be found at local coffee shops around Los Angeles, traveling to different countries, or hanging out with his cat.

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