Veeam enhances data protection and ransomware recovery capabilities for Microsoft 365

Veeam enhances data protection and ransomware recovery capabilities for Microsoft 365


Veeam and Microsoft now have a stronger partnership. With Cirrus by Veeam, which offers the simplicity and adaptability of Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) for Microsoft 365, Veeam is simplifying the process for clients to safeguard Microsoft 365. With the help of the industry-leading Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365, as well as our experience and track record of protecting nearly 18 million Microsoft 365 users, these new BaaS capabilities will support Microsoft 365 Backup Storage and provide Microsoft customers with the most widely used ransomware recovery and data protection available.

“Businesses today need the confidence that their critical business data is protected,” said Danny Allan, CTO at Veeam. “We’re delighted to extend the advanced capabilities we use to protect close to 18 million Microsoft 365 users by integrating with Microsoft 365 Backup Storage.”

At Microsoft Ignite, Veeam recently gave a peek at this new integration with Microsoft 365 Backup Storage. Large volumes of Microsoft 365 data can be swiftly and effectively restored, allowing businesses to reduce downtime in the wake of a ransomware attack or other danger to data loss. This was demonstrated in the live demo.

“Microsoft 365 Backup Storage provides high-speed point-in-time recovery for data stored in Microsoft 365 environments so customers can react and respond to the latest cybersecurity threats confidently,” said Richard Riley, General Manager, Low Code and Content Services, Microsoft.”

Microsoft 365 Veeam Backup

Nearly 18 million users are protected by the industry-leading Microsoft 365 backup solution, Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365. This adoption is a reflection of the shared accountability between users and Microsoft 365 services, such as Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business, to own and safeguard their vital data.

Customers now have a variety of choices to select from when it comes to using Veeam and managing Microsoft 365:

Veeam’s New Cirrus: Provides an easy-to-use, seamless SaaS experience without requiring management of Microsoft 365 Backup Storage’s infrastructure or storage.

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365: Manage the infrastructure and implement Veeam’s current software solutions for Microsoft 365 data protection.

An offsite backup solution from a partner of Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP): based on the Veeam platform and enhanced with value-added services according to the provider’s field of competence.