Did you know that protecting Office 365 is more important today than ever? 345 million people are using Microsoft 365 (paid seats), and in 2022, about 40,000 users were utilising Microsoft 365 every hour, with the UK accounting for 8% of 365 users.
Microsoft’s native retention policies can be complicated. Email has a 14 or 30-day retention, OneDrive and SharePoint have up to 93 days, and deleted Teams will be retained for 30 days. Is three months long enough? What happens if a breach occurs or a board director needs an email that was deleted 94 days ago
“Many businesses need to be made aware that Microsoft Office 365 Archiver isn’t a backup solution, nor is Microsoft responsible for backing up Office 365 data”.
they are responsible for the availability of the application, and customers are responsible for users, data and administration. Many businesses are only aware that they are responsible for backup once they need to restore something they have accidentally deleted or lost data in a cyber breach.
Microsoft Service Agreement (MSA)
Did you know that Microsoft states you need 3rd party backup for your O365?
We strive to keep the Services up and running; however, all online services suffer occasional disruptions and outages, and Microsoft is not liable for any disruption or loss you may suffer as a result. In the event of an outage, you may not be able to retrieve Your Content or Data that you’ve stored. We recommend that you regularly backup your Content and Data that you store on the Services or store using Third-Party Apps.
Microsoft Services Agreement, Section 6B
Ways you can lose your data
Human Error – this is the most common
Malicious acts - whether internal or external. This could include disgruntled employees, external hacking, viruses and malware.
Power outages or force majeure
Errors within the application where things do not work as expected - software corruption.
Programmatic errors in Office
ilicomm takes this complexity and turns it into a straightforward approach: A Cloud-to-Cloud Backup Service that keeps everything in the backup system according to a simple retention policy. Admins do not need to worry about retaining company data; it will be in their backup for as long as they want.
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