Veeam launches Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Version 2
Veeam Software has released the new Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Version 2. This new release now protects Microsoft OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online, and SharePoint on-premises installations, in addition to Exchange Online and Exchange on-premises.
This newest version of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 follows one of Veeam’s most successful product launches, 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 per cent compared to H2 2017, and product bookings increased 135 per cent during the same period.
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 securely back up Office 365 to on-premises or to the cloud with Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, IBM Cloud, and over 18,000 service providers.
Danny Allan, Vice-President of Product Strategy, Veeam, says, “With our latest release, Veeam extends our long-term commitment to provide additional security controls and backup of Microsoft Office 365 data. 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.”
Veeam is also releasing Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 Community Edition. This new 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.
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v2 is available in one to five-year annual subscriptions, with the ability to be billed annually or upfront. Veeam recommends a three-year subscription, billed annually at an MSRP of $1.28 per user, per month.