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What is Azure Backup?

Azure Backup is a scalable solution that protects your application data with zero capital investment and minimal operating costs.

  • Backup can protect your critical applications, including SharePoint, Exchange, and SQL Server
  • files and folders
  • Windows servers and clients

Azure Backup is a scalable solution that protects your application data with zero capital investment and minimal operating costs.

  • Backup can protect your critical applications, including SharePoint, Exchange, and SQL Server
  • files and folders
  • Windows servers and clients

 Compelling cloud-based backup alternative to tape

Organizations are required to protect their data for years, and over time this data grows exponentially. Traditionally, tape has been used for long-term retention. Tapes are not the most secured form of backup. Cloud Backup provides a compelling alternative to tape with significant cost savings, shorter recovery times, and up to 99 years of retention.

 Automated, Reliable and Secure

Scheduling: Customers can specify daily, weekly, monthly and yearly policies

Retention: Data can be retained in Azure backup for up to 99 years

Throttling: Network throttling can be configured so that optimal bandwidth usage happens during off-peak time

Incremental: After the initial seeding, backups are incremental, ensuring that resources such as storage and bandwidth are efficiently used

Compression: Data is compressed on the client side so there is less bandwidth consumption and less storage consumed

Secure: Data is encrypted in your datacenter and stored encrypted in Azure – the encryption key is stored and managed locally

Reliable: 3 copies of the data are stored to a single datacenter location and optionally at an additional, remote datacenter

Azure Site-Recovery

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/site-recovery/

Maintaining a secondary datacenter is an expensive proposition. Significant capital is required for the initial build out and ongoing operating expenses add up quickly. In an ideal world, this secondary site will never be used, but realistically it may be used a few times per year and sit idle the majority of the time. By leveraging Azure as your secondary DR site, capital and operating expenses are replaced with a pay-as-you-go model, thus you only pay for the additional compute when you need it.

Site Recovery can protect Hyper-V, VMware and physical servers and you can use Azure or your secondary datacenter as your recovery site. Site. Recovery coordinates and manages the ongoing replication of data by integrating with existing technologies including System Center and SQL Server AlwaysOn.