Are you aware that Microsoft Office 365 leaves you responsible for your data? While Microsoft focuses on managing the Office 365 infrastructure and maintaining uptime for users, your data is left without an essential backup. Without a backup of your Office 365 data, you are prone to limited access and control of your own data, retention policy gaps and data loss dangers, security vulnerabilities and regulatory exposure. In a recent webinar, we learned how Involta and Veeam can help safeguard your data from ransomware attacks and other malicious activities utilizing the #1 Backup and Recovery for Office 365.
Brandon McCoy, Senior Systems Engineer at Veeam, shared the 6 reasons why you need Office 365 backup.
1. Accidental deletion
2. Retention policy confusion/gaps
3. Internal security threats (malicious insiders/departing employees)
4. External security threats (ransomware/rogue apps)
5. Legal and compliance requirements
6. Managing hybrid deployments and migrations
Ryan Shultz, Enterprise Architect at Involta, provided answers to solve these problems. There are two options you have for Office 365 backup; Backup as a Service (BaaS) and Managed Backup. BaaS is used when the customer wishes to retain more data from Office 365, SharePoint and OneDrive than is possible using only the tools available from Microsoft. This allows for defined retention policies, one target location, utilized multi-tenant infrastructure and turnkey solution with no customization needed. Managed Backup is used when the client wishes for Involta to manage all of their backup jobs and support the client’s assisted remediation of backup failures. This includes Veeam B&R and Veeam for Microsoft O365.
A big thank you goes out to Brandon and Ryan for teaching us about the issues with Microsoft Office 365 and giving us the answers to solve them. Check out the entire webinar for more information about how Veeam and Involta can keep you protected.