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

Veeam at Cloud Field Day 8

Veeam had the pleasure to present its Cloud Data Management vision to the Cloud Field Day delegates. This event was a little different being a virtual event. Typically, Cloud Field Day is presented to a room full of extremely technical delegates, but this time we did it a little different. For this event, Veeam brought together David Hill, Anthony Spiteri and Michael Cade, three key members of the product strategy team managed by Danny Allan, Veeam’s Chief Technology Officer. Read more
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David Hill

Technologist, Product Strategy

New authentication method for Office 365 Backup

With new Update 4c we've added the support for Office 365 tenants using modern app-only authentication with disabled legacy protocols. In the new mode, VBO performs all its backup and restore operations using an Azure AD application instead of user credentials. This new mode addresses the needs of customers using Microsoft Security Defaults in their Office 365 tenant organizations. Read more
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Bram De Laat

Solutions Architect

Size planning for your Office 365 backup job

Having the right account and knowing your backups’ components is a critical first step in the backup process, but you also need to know the scope of the Microsoft Office 365 environment you want to back up. Which services do you plan on including in this backup scope? Knowing the components you plan on backing up will help greatly when it comes to capacity and resource planning. Read more
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Karinne Bessette

Technologist, Product Strategy

Office 365 Backup quick start: Initial configuration

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 is responsible for backing up and restoring Exchange, OneDrive, and SharePoint online data. What most administrators don’t know is that Microsoft protects the underlying hardware where the data sits but not the data itself, meaning if someone was to modify your data through an access point, Microsoft is not responsible for restoring it back to a previous state. The following articles in this series will help you get started with the product so you can start protecting your Microsoft Office 365 environment today. Read more
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Karinne Bessette

Technologist, Product Strategy

Protecting Remote Office 365 User Data

More people than ever are using these products to store business data due to its mobility, moving between computers in the office, at home, and the mobile devices in-between which has made the transition to remote workplaces tenable. With this convenience comes the problem with users' data being exposed to more endpoints and threats than it would have before. These threats not only come in the form of ransomware but misguided users updating the wrong section of a shared resource. Which is why protecting this data has never been more critical. Read more
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Karinne Bessette

Technologist, Product Strategy

World Backup Day is here and more important than ever!

March 31 is generally recognized as World Backup Day as you don’t want to be fooled on April 1 if you don’t have the data you need. This is very important with today’s threats to our data. Ransomware, accidental deletion, malicious administrators and more threats are constantly in play to make bad things happen to good data. Here you will find five practical tips to improve your backup implementation. Read more
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Rick Vanover

Senior Director, Product Strategy