Veeam Intros 'Data Cloud' Built on Azure to Protect Microsoft 365

Veeam Software today announced its new Data Cloud, providing the company's data protection and ransomware recovery platform as a cloud service built on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform.

As an Azure-hosted service, Veeam Data Cloud provides Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure in two separate offerings. Specific M365 components for which it provides data protection/recovery include Microsoft Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams.

"The cloud native design of the Veeam Data Cloud and the compatible data platform of Microsoft Azure, provides the best protection for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure data, instantly ready out-of-the-box with policy-driven simplicity," the Ohio-based cybersecurity specialist said in a Feb. 29 news release. "The architecture is built on Zero Trust principles and leverages Azure Blob Storage isolated from production environments, is continuously versioned and maintained, and keeps backups safe, secure, and ready for fast recovery. This all-in-one service includes backup software, infrastructure, and storage, which keeps costs low and predictable while simplifying management."

Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft 365
Highlights of Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft 365 as presented by the company include:

  • Trusted, industry-leading technology: The most comprehensive data protection solution with over a decade of continuous innovation, built to scale
  • Modern, secure and intuitive: Easily create backup jobs, complete restores, and gain Microsoft 365 insights from within a modern web UI
  • Everything included: Software, backup infrastructure and unlimited storage bundled together with ongoing maintenance covered by experts
Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft 365
[Click on image for larger view.]Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft 365 (source: Veeam).

Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft Azure
Highlights of Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft Azure, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering, include:

  • Quick ROI: Speed time to value by removing blockers like implementation, patching, and remediating misconfigurations
  • Enterprise Readiness: Leverage backup, security and FinOps best practices in a service built on Azure's Well-Architected Framework
  • Confident Recoverability: Comprehensive, native protection with the most customizable RPOs and RTOs
Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft 365
[Click on image for larger view.]Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft Azure (source: Veeam).

"You can streamline your backup processes and management operations, yet still maintain direct access and control over your Microsoft 365 and Azure data," the company said in a blog post that provides more information and an interactive walkthrough.

The new Veeam Data Cloud is now available, with pricing details here.

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David Ramel is an editor and writer for Converge360.


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