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How we got here

Welcome to SpiderOak University. If you’re a student, new user, or a lover of continuous learning, this month we’re focused on you.

We’ll be posting a couple video shorts each week where SpiderOak CEO Ethan Oberman uses a whiteboard to explain some of our basic product functionalities. School yourself and keep an eye out for an occasional quiz so you can win extra GBs.


Ethan explains how the backup industry as a whole got to understanding and using cloud technology, and how the movement from the firewall to personal devices is causing companies to look at different solutions.

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