yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.
Cloud Expo on Google News

2008 West
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
Top Links You Must Click On

Spanning First and Only Google Apps Backup Vendor to Achieve SSAE 16 Audit Type 2 Compliance

Spanning Cloud Apps, the makers of Spanning Backup for Google Apps, today announced that the company has successfully completed the Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16, Type 2 audit process, making it the only Google Apps backup provider to do so. Effective immediately, Spanning is SSAE No. 16 Type 2 compliant, certifying the operational effectiveness of the company’s systems. The company achieved Type 1 compliance in June, 2012, certifying the suitability and security of its systems architecture design.

Third-party audit firm Holtzman Partners -- specialists in Internal Control audits whose customers include publicly-held and private technology, service and software-as-a-service companies -- recently issued a report stating that the controls Spanning has implemented to prevent, detect and correct errors or omissions in the information it provides to customers meet the AICPA’s rigorous security standards for Type 2 certification. The areas of examination include infrastructure, software, employees, procedures and data handling.

"Completing the SSAE 16 Type 2 audit process is a testament to Spanning’s commitment to data security, privacy principles and operational excellence. Spanning Backup is the only backup solution for Google Apps to have undergone such a rigorous process. Spanning customers can confidently trust that their data is safe and secure with us," said Charlie Wood, founder and CEO, Spanning. “As we continue to enhance our service and introduce new products, we are committed to completing third party security audits to demonstrate our ability to exceed the demands of safely handling and protecting our customers’ enterprise-scale data. If your business is powered by Google Apps, Spanning is the responsible choice for protecting your data.”

Spanning’s products are architected and certified to serve both domestic and international customers. Prior to completing the SSAE 16 audit process, Spanning achieved certification with the U.S.-E.U. Safe Harbor Framework and the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework, as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland.

The company has also been awarded TRUSTe’s Privacy Seal signifying that its privacy policy and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe’s program requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use user information.

“It is important for businesses that outsource IT operations, such as data backup, to cloud-based vendors to take audits of this rigor into consideration when selecting a service provider. And similarly, cloud-based vendors should actively be demonstrating their risk management precautions and accountability to customers,” said John Moellenberg, Partner, Holtzman Partners. “We commend Spanning for their continued commitment to operational excellence, for submitting their employees and services to onerous examination and for ensuring that their product adheres to the highest standard of security, privacy and reliability.”

Customers and prospects can request a copy of the SSAE 16 Type 2 audit report. For more information about products, pricing, or to sign up for a free trial, please visit

About Spanning:

Founded in 2010, Spanning helps companies manage and protect their information in the cloud. Spanning Backup, the company's flagship product, is the top-rated Google Apps backup solution. The company is backed by Foundry Group, and is based in Austin, Texas. For more information, please visit

About Business Wire
Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Enterprise Open Source Magazine Latest Stories . . .
Developers generally like to share their code, and many of them do so by open sourcing it on GitHub, a social code hosting and collaboration service. Many companies also use GitHub as a convenient place to host both private and public code repositories by creating GitHub organizations ...
Using any programming framework to the fullest extent possible first requires an understanding of advanced software architecture concepts. While writing a little client-side JavaScript does not necessarily require as much consideration when designing a scalable software architecture, t...
Test-driven development (TDD) has been around for a while now. Behavior-driven development (BDD), a comparably recent methodology, emerged from the practice of TDD and could reasonably be called a narrower application of TDD. The TDD process allows a developer to use a failing unit t...
It is no surprise that OpenStack has evolved into a widely adopted cloud management framework. As it hurtles on a trajectory of rapid growth, a new breed of demands are making themselves felt – demands that a mature platform of this nature and scope must satisfy. One such requirement i...
The combined notions of open source and the ‘community contribution’ model of collaborative software application development are, of course, not new. The history of open source is actually traced back to early software exchanges between universities driven by academic principles of kn...
Cloud computing delivers on-demand IT resources that provide businesses flexibility. The challenge is the cost and complexity of cloud security compliance (PCI, HIPAA, FFIEC). Raxak Protect automated cloud security enables cloud apps to be deployed quickly and cost-effectively. Get the...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)! 201 802-3021

SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers