See how you can protect Microsoft 365 data from accidental damage, malware and ransomware attacks, and address increasingly demanding compliance regulations
Microsoft 365 is used widely and gaining new customers every day. While Microsoft 365 does offer a variety of system availability and data protection capabilities, it doesn’t really satisfy all of today’s stringent data protection, disaster recovery, legal and compliance requirements. Data can be damaged or lost based on several unforeseen situations, including accidental changes and deletions, as well as malicious activities like viruses and ransomware. And there are rare situations where Microsoft 365 applications and data are just not available, impacting business performance, customer service and staff productivity.
This tech brief explores five areas are where you can fill the gaps in Microsoft 365 data protection with a comprehensive backup solution.
The Azure cloud is essentially a large, distributed physical data center and it can suffer from all the same challenges as your own data center. For example, in May 2019, customers experienced three hours of connectivity issues with Microsoft cloud services, including Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 and Azure DevOps. The outage was caused by a failed DNS change implemented by Microsoft itself.