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Spanning for Google Workspace Integration: Backup Status, Tenant Details and more in Backup.net / UniView

Spanning Backup for Google Workspace is pleased to announce our latest IT Complete integration with  UniView. (Depending on your market, UniView may also be known as: Unitrends Cloud Backup Portal, Backup.net, Unitrends MSP, or UniView 2.0).

 

Managing backups can take up to 33% of a technician's time and this only gets more complicated when protecting multiple platforms with multiple backup technologies. Our upcoming integrations are aimed at reducing this burden by providing Backup Status, Tenant Information and more, directly through our UniView Unified Backup Portal.

 

Active Integrations

Customers can view valuable backup status information, tenant information, and setup BackupIQ alerting for their Spanning backups right in the UniView interface. This reduces the number of places a user has to visit, log in to, and train for just to get simple answers about backup health.

 

Future Integrations

In future releases customers will be able to get the status information on their Spanning Backup for Google Workspace within the IT Glue interface, where they already spend a critical portion of their day. This will further reduce the number of places a user has to visit to get answers about backups. The same integration will allow you to monitor advanced details of Spanning Backup down to the workload (Mailbox, Drive, Calendar etc.), user, and tenant information (Licensing, Storage Consumption, etc.).

 

Configure Backup.net integration 

To get started you will need to log into Spanning Backup for Google Workspace and navigate to the settings page. Initial configuration requires access to the tenant as a Global Administrator:

  1. Login to Spanning Backup for Google Workspace as a Global Administrator. 
  2. Navigate to Settings. 
  3. Scroll down to the Backup.Net Integration setting and use the toggle to start the account linking process:
  4. You are redirected to the Google login screen to confirm your identity:
  5. Log in to your Backup.net account:
  6. Once your identity is confirmed, you are able to complete the integration with Backup.net (UniView) by clicking Add. You can optionally specify the UniView organization you wish to attach to your Spanning tenant.
  7. You are redirected to your Spanning account, where you can see that your Spanning tenant is now linked to UniView:

 

Disable Backup.net integration

You may disable the integration at any time by removing the link to the Backup.net organization using the toggle. It will require the same authentication flow as linking the account: first you will need to authenticate with your Google Global Admin account, then with your Backup.net credentials. Once this process is completed, the binding is disabled.

 

 

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