You may think that because your application lives in the cloud, it’s safe. You would be wrong. The public cloud is not infallible. The cloud and SaaS providers have not taken over full responsibility for your apps. Like it or not, everything in the public cloud, including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, needs to be backed up.
Read this guide to learn the reality behind the myth that SaaS apps are safe including: