Veeam Backup v2 for Microsoft Office 365 delivers data protection and recovery

Veeam Software released new Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v2. This release now protects Microsoft OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online, and SharePoint on-premises installations, in addition to Exchange Online and Exchange on-premises.

This version of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 follows Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office v1 and v1.5. To date, more than 35,000 organizations, representing 4.1 million Microsoft Office 365 mailboxes, have downloaded Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. Downloads during H1 2018 increased by 151 percent compared to H2 2017, and product bookings increased 135 percent during this same period.

Now with more than 50 enhancements, it is easier to set up, manage, and maintain protection, visibility and compliance across all Office 365 data, while ensuring the availability of critical Microsoft Office 365 applications for organizations of all sizes.

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v2 protects data inside the Office 365 infrastructure, enhancing the automatic data replication Microsoft provides across its data centers.

The combination of Veeam and Microsoft solutions enable companies to have complete control of their data and helps ensure availability to users across Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.

With Veeam, IT can back up Office 365 to on-premises or to the cloud with Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, IBM Cloud, and over 18,000 service providers to:

  • Enhance protection of Office 365 data from accidental deletion, security threats and retention policy gaps;
  • Restore individual Office 365 items and files with recovery flexibility; and
  • Meet legal and compliance requirements with eDiscovery of Office 365 backup archives.

“With our latest release, Veeam extends our long-term commitment to provide additional security controls and backup of Microsoft Office 365 data,” said Danny Allan, Vice President of Product Strategy at Veeam. “No company with Office 365 should be without Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v2. With Veeam, the enterprise remains in complete control and data remains available and protected.”

This version of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 includes:

  • Data protection for OneDrive for Business. Provides backup of Office 365 OneDrive for Business accounts with the ability to restore and export files and folders with the Veeam Explorer for Microsoft OneDrive.
  • Data protection for SharePoint. Enables IT to back up SharePoint Online and SharePoint on-premises. Provides recovery options to restore SharePoint sites, documents, libraries and lists with the Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Ease-of-use and backup improvements: A redesigned job wizard provides a selection of Exchange Online, OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online objects. It’s now easier to set-up, search and maintain visibility into Office 365 data. IT can search, scale and perform management of backup jobs for Office 365 users, saving time and valuable resources.

Free Community Edition

Veeam is also releasing Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Community Edition. This edition provides access and control of Office 365 data for free, with functionality identical to that of the paid version, but limited to 10 users and 1 TB of protected SharePoint data.

Enables Veeam Cloud & Service Providers to tap into the $2.5 billion Microsoft Office 365 backup market

The adoption and growth of Microsoft Office 365 has created an opportunity for service providers, opening the door to create new revenue opportunities in a $2.5 billion market.

With Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, Veeam Cloud & Service Providers (VCSPs) can back up customers’ Office 365 Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business data; restore individual Exchange items, SharePoint objects and OneDrive files; and automate and scale an Office 365 backup revenue stream.

Availability and pricing

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v2 is available in one to five-year annual subscriptions, with the ability to be billed annually or up-front.

“With SharePoint being the back-end file storage for almost all Office 365 services such as Office 365 Groups and Microsoft Teams, having a product such as Veeam, which can backup both Exchange, SharePoint and OneDrive, is a must-have solution for companies that want to protect their Office 365 investment.”, said Vlad Catinescu, Top SharePoint Market Influencer and Microsoft MVP

“Microsoft Office 365 is an absolutely vital application for us. With Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, it’s been easy to ensure that our Office 365 data is protected. Any time we need to restore an email, I can rest easy knowing that we can get the data back in a matter of seconds or minutes in just a few clicks. I’m looking forward to having a similar experience with SharePoint and OneDrive.”, said Alex Hobler, IT Manager, Americas at Septodont

“Data today is expected to be hyper-available, intelligent, and compliant – simply without risk, and we are again delivering that critical business continuity with our Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 expansion to SharePoint and OneDrive, a platform that most users take for granted as being protected.”, said Matt Chesterton, CEO at OffsiteDataSync, a Platinum Veeam Cloud & Service Provider partner

”We recently tested out the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v2 beta and we’re really pleased. Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v2 brings the familiar Veeam backup and recovery technology to SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. It provides efficient and easy backup handling of our Office 365 customers.”, said Mikael Norman, IT Systems Management at ITS Nordic a Gold Veeam Cloud & Service Provider partner




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