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Microsoft primary responsibility is to ensure service availability, although Microsoft 365 does have a recycle bin which can retain data up to 90 days it is not a replacement for a proper backup. But once the retention period is up, your files are permanently deleted.

Microsoft recommends that customers should backup their Microsoft 365 data using third party applications to protect their businesses against data loss.

Cloudbacko Go will protect all your critical business data on your entire Microsoft 365 organization or selected users against data loss due to:

  • Human error
  • Data corruption
  • Disgruntled employees
  • Ransomware and hackers
Backup Microsoft 365

CloudBacko Go the best choice for Microsoft 365 protection

CloudBacko Go will backup all the Microsoft 365 contents in:

  • Outlook
  • OneDrive
  • SharePoint
  • Public folders

Contains intuitive user interface and advance tools to guide you to easily locate the critical data you need to protect:

  • Choose all Microsoft users or select specific Microsoft users
  • Select the individual data types you wish to include in the backup; Outlook, OneDrive, Personal SharePoint, Teams Chat
  • Select users for backup according to Teams data based on; Group Mail, Group Site, or Teams Channel
  • Choose all SharePoint Sites or specific SharePoint Sites
  • Choose all Public Folders or specific Public Folders
  • Exclude unlicensed Microsoft users from the backup
  • Fast search function for user selection 
  • Backup data filter to exclude or include items from the backup

Data ownership and control?

Not only does the loss of critical business data cost your business downtime, it also:​

  • ​Damages your business reputation​
  • ​Causes loss of customer goodwill​
  • May incur possible legal action

If your Microsoft 365 data is protected by CloudBacko Go you will have immediate access to your data with unlimited retention periods.

A secure backup to your own local physical ​storage will allow you to take full control and ownership of your own critical business data.

What are the benefits?

CloudBacko Go provides several options to assist you with easy recovery of your Microsoft 365 data in case of data loss or if Microsoft 365 service is temporarily unavailable.

Standard recovery options:

  • Restore items back to the original Microsoft 365 user account.
  • Restore items to different Microsoft 365 user account.
  • Restore items to different Microsoft 365 user account on another Microsoft 365 organization.


Advanced recovery tools and options:

  • Preview contents of any email without restoring.
  • Preview any Personal Site document library items without restoring.
  • Preview of MS Team chat items without restoring.
  • "Quick Download" button to restore to a local destination; Outlook items, OneDrive files, SharePoint files, or MS Team chat files. 
  • Restore any Microsoft 365 item to OneDrive or Local destination as an archive file
  • Restore Outlook mailboxes or mails as an Outlook PST file.
  • Restore MS Teams chats and channels as a HTML file.
  • Restore SharePoint Sites as CSV format file.
  • Restore individual files from MS Team Chats separately.
  • Restore attachments from emails separately.
  • Easily locate items to restore using date range filter

How to backup Microsoft 365?

Please refer to the following instructions on How to create a Microsoft 365 backup in a few simple steps 

Frequently asked questions:

CPU  Quad Core architecture or above Memory

Minimum: 4 GB (at least 50% free memory available)

Recommended: 8 GB or above (at least 50% free memory available)

Disk Space 500 MB Network Protocol TCP/IP Standard Ports 80 and 443 Internet Speed 10 Mbps or above upload speed

The cost of your backup service will depend on two factors; backup data storage requirement and type of backup plan (File /NAS, Databases & VM, or Microsoft 365 backup plan). 

A CloudBacko Go subscription plan already includes the use of CloudBacko Drive which is powered by Microsoft Azure. However, you can save even more money by selecting a bring your own drive/storage plan. Check out our pricing

A single Cloudbacko Go subscription covers backups of unlimited devices or endpoints. There is no need to invest in additional hardware, set up centralized backup servers, provision storage, or hire experienced IT personnel to manage your backups. You can get started and have your backups running in a few minutes.

If you still have questions, please contact us on WhatsApp or send us an email.

If you prefer a backup solution that is based on a license purchase model we recommend you use CloudBacko Pro or CloudBacko Lite instead. Check out the license pricing

We are committed to offering enterprise grade security on our backup solutions such as AES 256-bit data encryption, 256-bit SSL communication, Two factor authentication etc.

All backup data is first encrypted before it is transferred over the internet and the backup data remains encrypted even when it is stored.

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