Ensure data protection with Microsoft Office 365 Backup as a Service

Protect your organization’s data against user error, cyberattacks and data breaches with Xigent’s M365 Backup as a Service (BaaS). Get a fully managed, comprehensive backup and recovery service for Office 365 (O365) productivity application data—including Exchange Online, One Drive, and Teams—so you never have to wonder if your organization’s M365 application data is at risk.

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Does Microsoft back up organizational application data?

Surprisingly, the answer is no.

Microsoft operates on a shared responsibility model. Meaning, Microsoft takes responsibility for the infrastructure to run your applications, but leaves the backup and recoverability of data to your organization.

Here’s what you can expect based on M365 data retention policies:

Microsoft data retention policies

Incorporate M365 into your data protection strategy

Without M365 BaaS, it’s up to you to create and enforce data retention policies that meet your industry and organizational compliance standards, safeguard against user error, and data security breaches. If you don’t have updated data retention policies in place, our team of IT consultants will help you define them as a part of our M365 Backup as a Service.