Do I need to backup Office 365 data?
My Inbox has been swamped of late with vendors trying to sell me additional backup facility for Office 365, and a question I am increasingly asked by customers is .. “do we need to back up our Office 365 data?” A good question! It is a common assumption that Microsoft has this covered, and to be honest for most situations, they have. With what I know of Office 365 capabilities and being a critical part of our own setup, I have chosen not to have additional backup. That isn’t to say however that your own compliance or sense of self-preservation won’t lead you to a different decision. I believe some vendors claims to be hyperbolic as to why you should use their backup .. some claims have some truth .. some stretch it somewhat.
So .. here are the facts. Read More