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Veeam Broadens Data Protection and Ransomware Recovery Capabilities for Microsoft 365

Veeam adds Backup-as-a-Service capabilities for Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365, which protects close to 18 million Microsoft 365 users around the world

COLUMBUS, Ohio — December 12, 2023: Veeam® Software, the #1 leader by market share in Data Protection and Ransomware Recovery, today announced it has expanded its relationship with Microsoft. Veeam is making it easier for customers to protect Microsoft 365 with Cirrus by Veeam which brings the ease and flexibility of Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) for Microsoft 365. Utilizing the power and reliability of the industry leading Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 and our track record and experience with close to 18 million Microsoft 365 users under protection, these new BaaS capabilities, will include support for Microsoft 365 Backup Storage to give Microsoft customers the industry’s most popular data protection and ransomware recovery capabilities.

“Businesses today need the confidence that their critical business data is protected,” said Danny Allan, CTO at Veeam. “We’re delighted to extend the advanced capabilities we use to protect close to 18 million Microsoft 365 users by integrating with Microsoft 365 Backup Storage. The recent addition of our BaaS offering for Microsoft 365 underlines our commitment to continuing to deliver new features and capabilities that take advantage of the power and reliability of the Veeam Data Platform which keeps businesses running.”

Veeam recently previewed this new integration with Microsoft 365 Backup Storage at Microsoft Ignite. The live demo highlighted the potential to quickly and efficiently restore large amounts of Microsoft 365 data, enabling organizations to minimize downtime following a ransomware attack or other data loss threat. 

“Microsoft 365 Backup Storage provides high-speed point-in-time recovery for data stored in Microsoft 365 environments so customers can react and respond to the latest cybersecurity threats confidently,” said Richard Riley, General Manager, Low Code and Content Services, Microsoft. “Integration with Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 delivers our joint customers radical resilience with fast backup and restore of critical business data to keep Microsoft 365 users productive.”

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 is the leader in Microsoft 365 backup and is being used to protect close to 18 million users. This adoption reflects customers’ shared responsibility to own and protect their critical Microsoft 365 data across services including Microsoft Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams.

Customers can now choose from several options in how they wish to utilize Veeam and manage Microsoft 365:

  • New Cirrus by Veeam:Delivers a simple, seamless SaaS experience, without having to manage the infrastructure or storage within Microsoft 365 Backup Storage.
  • Veeam Backupfor Microsoft 365: Deploy Veeam’s existing software solutions for Microsoft 365 data protection and manage the infrastructure.
  • A backup service from a Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partner:Built on top of the Veeam platform, with value-added services unique to the provider’s area of expertise.

For more information about Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365, visit https://www.veeam.com/backup-microsoft-office-365.html.


Work on the integration between Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft 365 Backup via their backup APIs is underway, with general availability of the updated Veeam offering expected within 90 days of the Microsoft 365 Backup Storage being available.

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About Veeam Software

Veeam, the #1 global market leader in data protection and ransomware recovery, is on a mission to help every organization not just bounce back from a data outage or loss but bounce forward. With Veeam, organizations achieve radical resilience through data security, data recovery, and data freedom for their hybrid cloud. The Veeam Data Platform delivers a single solution for cloud, virtual, physical, SaaS, and Kubernetes environments that gives IT and security leaders peace of mind that their apps and data are protected and always available. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with offices in more than 30 countries, Veeam protects over 450,000 customers worldwide, including 73% of the Global 2000, who trust Veeam to keep their businesses running. Radical resilience starts with Veeam. Learn more at  www.veeam.com or follow Veeam on LinkedIn  @veeam-software  and X  @veeam