The control and protection required for your Office 365 data

Microsoft 365 provides powerful services within Office 365 – but a comprehensive backup of your Office 365 data is not one of them. Of over 1,000 IT Pros surveyed, 81% experienced data loss in Office 365 – from simple user error to major data security threats.

Veeam® Backup for Microsoft Office 365 eliminates the risk of losing access and control over your Office 365 data including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams – so that your data is always protected and accessible.  

Watch this short video to learn why to backup and recover Office 365 Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business data with Veeam

Why backup Office 365?

Microsoft Office 365 enables your enterprise to work anywhere, anytime, without the need to host your own email, files and SharePoint infrastructure.
Even though Microsoft hosts the infrastructure, this doesn't replace your responsibility to backup business-critical Office 365 data.
The Office 365 Shared Responsibility Model states:

With Office 365, it's your data — you control it — and it is your responsibility to protect it.

Did you know that 60% of sensitive cloud data is stored in Office documents, and 75% is NOT backed up? Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365  gives you the power to securely backup Office 365 to any location, including on premises, a hyperscale cloud, or a service provider and:

Protect Office 365 data from security threats and retention policy gaps
Quickly restore with industry-leading recovery flexibility
Meet legal requirements with efficient eDiscovery of Office 365 items

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Features of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

  • Backup
  • Restore
  • eDiscovery

Backup Office 365 SharePoint, email, and files to any location

Backup Office 365 data

Retrieve Office 365 Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business data from a cloud-based instance of Office 365 and back up the data as often as every five minutes in Microsoft's native format.

Safeguard Exchange and SharePoint

Back up Exchange and SharePoint on premises, reducing the impact to your data center and allowing YOU to set the frequency and timing of your backups.

Protect Microsoft Teams data

Veeam utilizes Microsoft Teams APIs to provide a truly purpose-built backup for Microsoft Teams. This enables full control and protection over this critical data, including entire teams, specific channels and settings.


Store data on premises or in the cloud

Don’t get locked in, store your Office 365 data anywhere you want — on premises or in cloud object storage — including AWS S3, Azure Blob, IBM Cloud and S3-compatible providers.

Restore Office 365 with industry-leading recovery flexibility

Never settle for less than reliable, granular restores of Office 365. In a few clicks you can restore Office 365 mailboxes and emails, SharePoint sites, documents, libraries and lists, OneDrive for Business accounts, files and folders and Microsoft Teams channels, tabs and settings. 
Built-in Veeam Explorers™ for Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, OneDrive for Business and Microsoft Teams enable:

Fast and easy restores

Quick search and granular recovery of individual objects — including Microsoft Teams data — residing in a protected copy of your Office 365 backup.

40 restore options

Restore Office 365 items over 40 ways, giving you ultimate restore flexibility, and helping you meet the specific recovery needs of your business.

Leverage Powerful eDiscovery of Office 365 Data

Search Office 365 archives and recover exactly what you need – no more, no less – with granular advanced search and find functionality.
Avoid costly and time-consuming disruptions to your business. 

eDiscovery made easy

With Veeam, you can leverage powerful search capabilities and flexible recovery and export options to perform eDiscovery on Office 365 mailboxes, emails, files, sites or teams — just as easily as you would with a traditional on-premises data backup.

Easy recoveries for compliance

Without an easily accessible copy of your data, retrieving Office 365 email, documents or conversations within a team for regulatory or legal reasons can be costly, time consuming and a major disruption to your business.