Guide for updating Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

Updating anything in an environment can be a very stressful process and is easily the least favorite task of any IT team. This is in large part due to the unknowns that can happen while updating any products or components. No one wants to modify something that is currently working, bringing on the mentality of “if it’s not broke, don’t fix it”. This common rule can be a double edge sword that leaves your environment open to security vulnerabilities and dated product features. Considering this problem, I think Grace Hopper said it best, “The most dangerous phrase in the language is, ‘we’ve always done it this way’”. This post serves as a guide for the reasons why you should update ... Read more

Karinne Bessette
Karinne Bessette

Technologist, Product Strategy

Veeam announces it’s a Certified Backup & Restore provider for Microsoft Teams

The last two years have seen astronomical adoption of Microsoft 365, especially Microsoft Teams, as remote working has become the new norm. During this time, Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 has firmly become one of the leaders in the Microsoft 365 backup market, giving organizations the power to securely back up data to any location — on premises or to cloud object storage. We have proven Veeam and Microsoft 365 are better together. Read more
Johan Huttenga
Johan Huttenga

Solutions Architect, Veeam Software

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6: An MVP’s View

Earlier this year, Veeam released the latest version of their Microsoft 365 backup solution, and I am excited for some of the features that made it in V6! On May 6, I was invited by Veeam to talk about two of the awesome features that made it in the latest version of the product, and you can listen to the video embedded below, but for those of you who prefer to just read a summary, this blog post is for you! Read more
Vlad Catrinescu
Vlad Catrinescu

Microsoft MVP

45 Microsoft 365 recovery options with Veeam

Backup is important, but equally important is having a variety of recovery options at your disposal. Veeam is famous for its breadth of recovery options within its platform across cloud, virtual, physical, Software as a Service (SaaS) and Kubernetes workloads. In this blog, we’ll unpack the 45 recovery options that come with Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 and how they can help you bring back data in the way that makes the most sense for your business.  Read more
Edward Watson
Edward Watson

Senior Manager, Product Marketing

Veeam Is #1 For Microsoft 365 Backup In Sirius Study

Sirius is well known for testing solutions as part of their Data Protection Heatmap study, and they recently focused on reviewing Microsoft 365 backup solutions. Concluding this recent review, it was determined that Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 outperformed all other solutions in all the key areas. I had the opportunity to interview Michael Stempf, who is the Data Protection & Information Management Practice Owner at Sirius, so we could learn more about the study and understand why our Veeam solution ranked the highest. Read more
Edward Watson
Edward Watson

Senior Manager, Product Marketing

#1 Microsoft 365 backup guide

Since the inception of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, Veeam has made it our mission to educate the IT community on the importance of protecting data in Office 365. Fortunately, as time has gone by, more and more organizations understand the “why” of SaaS backup and want to focus on the “how”. So, we have created a new easy-to-read technical guide on Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 which explains everything from what the components are, to how get up and running creating your first backups and restores. Let’s cover a few important aspects of deploying Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. Read more
Edward Watson
Edward Watson

Senior Manager, Product Marketing

7 Reasons Why Microsoft 365 Backup is Critical

In 2021, we recorded that our Office 365 backup solution had more than 210,000 downloads, 25,000 customers and 8.5M users under paid contract. We also saw a staggering 73% YoY growth in 2021. At this point in time, our internal research as well as industry analysts observe that Veeam is now a leader for Microsoft 365 backup in terms of overall market share. Read more
Edward Watson
Edward Watson

Senior Manager, Product Marketing

Self-service and Backup Copy in NEW Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6

Veeam is excited to announce the release of Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 version 6! That’s not a typo, we have updated the name of our fastest growing product to be in line with Microsoft’s official naming convention change to “Microsoft 365.” Along with this name change, we have added a self-service restore portal and backup copy to low-cost object storage, teased. In addition to these great features, we have now added the ability to restore SharePoint to new locations, a new ISO installer, support for multi-geo organizations, and much more! For details, please read the full release notes. Read more
Karinne Bessette
Karinne Bessette

Technologist, Product Strategy