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Protect Customer Data with Automated/On-Demand Backup of SharePoint Online (Collections and/or sub-sites), and OneDrive for Business data. Metadata included.
Enable Self-service Recovery From Any Point-in-time of SharePoint sites and OneDrive artifacts. Two-click restore in the event of a malware attack, corruption or deletion of data
Get Free, 365x24x7 Customer Support and a multi-channel Customer Hub with video tutorials and a detailed knowledge base
Ensure Compliance and Ease Audits for your Customers with proven recoverability. Microsoft mandated OAuth and MFA/2FA support. ISO 27001, HIPAA, and GDPR compliant. Global data centers of your choice. Secure Amazon AWS S3 Encryption.
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“Deleted items are retained in recycle bins for a certain period of time.
For SharePoint Online the retention time is 93 days.
It begins when you delete the item from its original location. When you delete the item from the site recycle bin. If goes into the site collection recycle bin It stays there for the remainder of the 93 days and then is permanently deleted.”
– Microsoft Support Office
We pioneered SaaS backup back in 2011. Rely on our proven, mature and top-rated products, ranked by Newsweek* as a leading SaaS backup solution. Our comprehensive SharePoint backup includes:
Our intuitive admin-friendly UI, automated and secure SharePoint backup, ensures the safety of your company’s valuable Microsoft data, guaranteeing compliance with retention policies, preventing intentional and unintentional data loss while greatly improving recovery time objectives.
When you add to the equation the likelihood of employee errors and the frequency of malware attacks and security breaches, you have a significant cybersecurity gap that can cause business-critical data loss without any chance of recovery.
SharePoint and OneDrive for Business are powerful solutions. However, native options to restore deleted items are time-bound, destructive (overwrite existing data), and cumbersome. Moreover, once your data has been deleted from the Recycle Bin, it’s permanently gone.
Secure Your Data With our's SharePoint Backup and Recovery
Microsoft SharePoint cannot protect you from data loss at your end due to human, error, malicious intent, outages, sync errors, hackers, or malware.
Although your data is hosted by Microsoft, maintaining control and protection of your business data in case of security threats or accidental deletion is ultimately your company’s responsibility. Microsoft advises, “We recommend that you regularly backup Your Content and Data that you store on the Services or store using Third-Party Apps and Services”. As do Gartner and Forrester. Data regulatory laws like the GDPR and HIPAA also mandate demonstrable recoverability.
Choose a SharePoint Backup Solution Tailored For The Enterprise. Your Enterprise.
Our SharePoint Backup was built from the ground-up for the enterprise. It includes enterprise-driven features such as:
Flexible SharePoint Recovery Options to Any Storage with Unlimited Retention: Quickly recover data without overwriting existing information using point-in-time, non-destructive restore to the original site or to another preferred site. Use in-place restore for SharePoint and OneDrive sites that directly replaces the content of a site rather than creating a subsite to store the recovered data. Our visual historical snapshots ease point-in-time recovery, and advanced search and filter options help restore individual items in a snap. Data can be restored to the original site or another preferred site. We have added capability to self-service recovery and backup to your own cloud S3 compatible storage (BYOS).
Intelligent Workforce/Site Management: On initial use, there is an auto-discovery of all SharePoint or OneDrive sites within the domain – you can then choose to activate backups for all sites or selected sites. After which you can backup all or selected users and multiple domains automatically with an auto-detect function for new users/sites. Thus all new sites added to the system are backed up without admin intervention. We also offer cross-tenant restore and multi-admin support.
Zero Adoption Effort, Intuitive Admin-Friendly UI: Our SharePoint backup comes with seamless integration with all SharePoint plans. Our user interface is intuitive, allowing for quick and easy OOTB usage with two-click recovery. And for our admins, we offer advanced user management, transparent status monitoring, email alerts, and activity logs.
High ROI with Unbeatable Pricing: We offer enterprise-friendly custom discounts for bundled, high-volume and multi-year packages. Our backup of inactive SharePoint account data, helps you save on SharePoint license costs. Additionally, to further save on backup licenses, you can zip and export archived data for local access directly to your own S3, Azure, Box or Dropbox storage. All with unlimited retention, so you are not limited by retention policies.
We have your back(up) secure and always available: Your SharePoint backup is fully protected with AES-256 data encryption at rest and in-transit, and a 99.9% uptime SLA. We offer you a choice of global data centers. We’re GDPR, and HIPAA compliant and ISO 27001 certified. Our SharePoint backup has in-built secure authentication with MFA/2FA, OAuth and Okta support.
Automated or on-demand SharePoint backup/OneDrive backup. Auto addition and deletion of SharePoint users/sites. Backup to your own storage. Single repository SharePoint backup/OneDrive backup
Save big with volume discounts, bundled pricing with Office 365 backup, and multi-year discounts. Increase ROI by saving on SharePoint license costs with inactive account data backups and cross-user restores
Meet your customers’ compliance requirements with global datacenters in EU, NA, and APAC. HIPAA, GDPR and SoX compliant. Secure Amazon S3 Encryption
Skip the stress of SharePoint/OneDrive data retention policies and litigation hold, with unlimited data retention. Zip and export data at any hierarchical level
Intuitive UI for self-service recovery. Historical snapshots of all OneDrive artifacts and SharePoint sites for quick point-in-time restore. Advanced search and filter for hierarchical restore
Microsoft mandated 2FA/MFA support. OKTA and OAuth support. Immutable Storage - Object Lock minimize the accidental or malicious loss of data. Immutable Storage - Object Lock minimize the accidental or malicious loss of data.
Admin permissions set per SharePoint site. Daily backup notifications. Auto-activate new SharePoint/OneDrive users/sites. Cross-user restore for easy employee management
Non-destructive restore to the original SharePoint site or to another preferred site. In-place SharePoint restore, or cross-tenant restore that overwrites live data.
Backup & Recovery Features:
View our Frequently Asked Questions on Microsoft SharePoint backup, SharePoint data retention policy, and data restore:
Office 365 backs up data on a regular basis as part of a commitment to data protection activities that generally support disaster recovery situations and keep your data accessible in accordance to their uptime SLA (99.9%). However, your organization remains ultimately responsible for your data protection as these backups are not available to administrators or end users and are not intended for aiding in the quick and easy restoration of lost data. While it is possible to recover lost data via Office 365’s backups, the process will often prove tedious, costly, and detrimental to business continuity.
SharePoint / OneDRive retention policies and limitations are different between its many services & software solutions. Furthermore, these capabilities frequently alter without prior notification to the system admin, user or business owner. Microsoft services contain a defaultive business data retention policy which can be easily customized by the admin, IT manager, for the purpose of managing the organisation data retention period, for legal reasons, and this is carried out by constructing a chosen schedule of data retention for deleted user content.
There are 4 places where you can define retention policies in SharePoint: Site Collection, Content Type, Document Library or Folders.
Regardless, of the IT admin’s attempt to comply with the regional data retention policies, the organisational IT department is still responsible for data protection; i.e. The need and ability to restore data which is deleted due to system error, user error, malware, and such.
The data in SharePoint and its retention policies can be configured in a various methods, but they remain dependent on the organisational retention, and deletion needs.
The organisational data retention policies, can be determined to apply over an entire tenant or configured to affect only certain users and/or regional data locations. The organisational policies, in the same way, can be instituted across all data content types, or contained to the required specified conditions. Read more on SharePoint retention policies and how to configure them, please view: Microsoft’s Office 365 online data retention policies.
SharePoint Online items are retained for up to 93 days from the time of deletion, from their original location. They remain in the Recycle Bin for the entire time, unless they are deleted or the Recycle Bin is emptied. SharePoint Online retains backups of all content for 14 additional days beyond actual deletion, if necessary. If content can not be restored via the Recycle Bin or Files Restore, the admin can contact Microsoft Support to request a restore any time inside the 14 day window. But, not beyond that time period, which is why 3rd party backup is necessary.
When a system admin or user deletes items (including OneDrive for Business files) from a SharePoint site, they’re moved to the site Recycle Bin (“the first-stage Recycle Bin”), where the admin can restore them. When you delete items from a site Recycle Bin, they’re moved to the site collection Recycle Bin (“second-stage Recycle Bin”).
A SharePoint site collection admin can view & restore deleted items from the site collection Recycle Bin to their original locations. If an item is deleted, or it exceeds the retention time, it is permanently deleted, and no longer possible to restore emails, without a 3rd party backup solution.
Office 365 accounts end up as inactive, if an employee off-boards the organisation, or is on an extended leave. The system admin, out of best-practice procedure, will remove the users account, making the data + account available up to 30 days, before it’s deleted permanently. The organisation should have a policy in place, to decide what to do with the user license, going-forward, after a user has left, with regard to their OneDrive, email, contents, certainly before permanently deleting the user, and all the content by removing the account from the organisation. It’s the organisation responsibility, obligation to make the data safe by using a 3rd party backup, with a retention period suitable for the organisational & regional policies. Find out more about Microsoft’s Office 365 instructions on deleting a user from your organization.
If a Microsoft O365 user account is deleted from a tenant, the system admin has a 30 day period to recover the account, and all its related data. Microsoft typically defines this period of time, as a ’soft deleted’ state, and provides instructions on a documented process by which a system admin can attempt to completely recover the specific user account. Beyond, the 30 day’s retention period, the account is then permanently deleted (‘hard deleted’) and recovery is not possible at all, if a 3rd party backup & restore solution is not pre-activated, before recovery is necessary.
Microsft Office 365, with SharePoint Online / OneDrive, has altered the way data is stored. High availability, superb security of Microsoft’s Cloud might make the IT manager mistaken in thinking that backup is a thing of the past. The fact of the matter is, that for all companies which value their data, backup is still a must.
You can restore a SharePoint / OneDrive using our non-destructive feature that will create a new sub-site marked “CloudAlly Restore” with a date/time stamp of the restored site. You can also select the In-Place restore option at the time of the restore to overwrite the live data with the selected backups.
Yes, you can specify the individual OneDrive URL in order to backup each OneDrive site.
Yes, you can enter specific URLs to backup individual sub-sites as needed.
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