Deep dive on Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v5: Now with Microsoft Teams backup

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 5 is here, and we’re excited to announce the addition of integrated Teams backup and restore, so don’t miss out on all the great features added in this version. To understand why this is so important, you must understand what Microsoft Teams is and the journey we took to get here. Read more
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Karinne Bessette

Technologist, Product Strategy

Why backup OneDrive for Business

Storing and sharing data is not unique to the digital age and has always been an essential part of the business. What has changed is the way we achieve this exchange. In the evolution of technologies came the evolution of communication. To exchange large data sets, we no longer need to copy information physically to hand it to another stakeholder. This can be achieved by storing data to a public cloud provider, which both parties have trust in. This kind of trusted transaction can help with sharing data both externally and internally. One of the most notable public cloud providers who facilitate this kind of exchange is Microsoft, with OneDrive and OneDrive for Business. Read more
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Karinne Bessette

Technologist, Product Strategy

Everything you need to know about buying modern backup

Modern backup seems to be such a hot term at the moment, and everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. It reminds me of those shopping network commercials late at night (well I guess they’re 24 hours a day now ... I’m showing my age!) where the host is screaming about the product and how it will change your life. There is a lot of that going around, so how do you weed out what is good and what is not? Let’s take a look at ways you can approach this exact task. Read more
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Michael Leworthy

Principal, Product Marketing

Office 365 Backup For Dummies

The beginning of a security mindset is to acknowledge that there is no such thing as 100 percent security in the cloud. When you operate from that understanding, then your defenses are up and your offense game is on.

Here is a summary of actions you can take to get started on a path to better data protection in Office 365. They aren’t listed in order of priority, so use them as you see fit in your awareness campaigns, budget discussions, and backup vendor conversations.

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Microsoft Office 365 automated auxiliary backup deployment

One of the biggest challenges when backing up data from Microsoft Office 365 was Microsoft's throttling metrics placed on SharePoint Online and OneDrive site data. This throttling is based on per account to a single site. In previous versions of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, the backup processing will download data with the one account used to authenticate the organization. Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 4 added a new feature called auxiliary backup accounts to help mitigate this issue. Read more
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Karinne Bessette

Technologist, Product Strategy

The Office 365 Shared Responsibility Model

The No. 1 question we get all the time: “Why do I need to back up my Office 365 Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business data?”

And it’s normally instantaneously followed up with a statement similar to this: “Microsoft takes care of it.”

Do they? Are you sure?

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Russ Kerscher

Director, Product Marketing

Object storage in NEW Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v4

We are proud to introduce Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 4, providing a cloud-optimized deployment option for cloud-first companies and all businesses looking to leverage the power of the cloud. This new release adds several enhancements, which will help you take advantage of lower storage costs and unlimited scalability, while helping you achieving added security and faster backup performance. Read more
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Niels Engelen

Principal Analyst

8 lessons from an Office 365 backup customer

A few months ago, one of our customers presented at VeeamON and gave fellow IT Pros an unedited, unfiltered take on using Office 365 backup.

This customer migrated to Office 365 almost two years ago, added Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 to protect their data, went through a major company acquisition where they inherited heavy SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business usage and had to manage through an exponential increase in Office 365 data. They had been through quite a bit and had a lot of lessons to share.

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Russ Kerscher

Director, Product Marketing

How to recover deleted emails in Office 365

Even though collaboration tools like Microsoft Teams and Slack are changing the workplace, email is still going strong and used for most of the communication within companies. Whether you are using Exchange on-premises, online or in a hybrid setup, it’s important to protect the data so you can recover in case of data loss. At Veeam, we have been talking about six reasons why you need Office 365 backups for quite some time, but the same applies if you are still using Exchange on-premises or are still in the migration process. Read more
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Niels Engelen

Principal Analyst