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How to protect Microsoft 365 with Cyber Backup

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Microsoft 365 stands at the forefront of productivity solutions for enterprises, increasingly serving as their preferred choice for security and resilience. Yet, it’s crucial to remember that Microsoft 365 alone doesn’t cover all bases. Despite its robust infrastructure resilience, enterprises risk significant losses without a dedicated data protection solution.

Enter Cyber Backup by Acronis. This tool simplifies the process of backing up your Microsoft 365 data securely and compliantly in the cloud. It automatically safeguards everything from crucial emails to entire Microsoft Teams channels and SharePoint sites against accidental deletion, disasters, or malware.

Such protection enables direct backups from Microsoft’s data centers, reducing training and maintenance expenses. It also offers detailed monitoring and quick searches for backup status. Moreover, in the event of a disaster, recovery of files is swift and straightforward through a unified backup interface.

Why back up?

The importance of comprehensive backup solutions has grown with the rise in data threats to businesses. Sonos reports that last year, 48% of UK businesses suffered ransomware attacks, with only 24% halting the attacks before data encryption. Lacking a backup solution could cost enterprises dearly in recovery, with many lacking the necessary cyber insurance.

Besides ransomware, accidental deletion presents a substantial challenge. Despite extensive training, human errors are unavoidable, as highlighted by the Met Office’s recent accidental loss of 400,000 crime records.

A 2020 Databarracks survey found that 31% of businesses lost data due to human error. Software failures, hardware failures, and data corruption also remain major threats, responsible for significant data losses. These incidents underline that effective security measures alone cannot guarantee data protection.

Shockingly, many UK businesses lack comprehensive data protection strategies. Beaming’s research indicates that 17% of UK businesses have no backups, and 35% keep backup data on-site. Furthermore, the increasing ransomware attacks on public cloud apps underscore the vulnerability of such data storage practices.

Don’t risk your data

Countless UK businesses risk data loss incidents that could jeopardize their operations. Acronis Cyber Protect stands out by offering round-the-clock automatic protection for new items in Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Microsoft Teams, along with safeguarding OneDrive files and their permissions.

Acronis significantly cuts down recovery times after incidents, ensuring business continuity without the additional costs of licenses, training, and integration associated with other software. It’s the perfect companion for businesses using Microsoft 365, especially those without an effective backup strategy.

Interested in Acronis Cyber Protect for your business? Contact us at info@simultechit.com or schedule a call. Let us guide you through a smooth deployment for your enterprise.

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