Backup for Microsoft 365 – a critical but often overlooked necessity

Backup for Microsoft 365 – a critical but often overlooked necessity

When you use Microsoft 365 you get to leverage some of the best productivity tools available to help with your core day to day business activities.  Whether it is managing emails with Outlook, document production with Word and Excel or having somewhere to save and share your documents with OneDrive or SharePoint, Microsoft has you covered.


With many of the above services hosted in the Cloud and conveniently available wherever you go, it is easy to adopt a false sense of security and overlook the fact that
by default Microsoft does not provide a comprehensive backup for Microsoft 365 and recovery solution should anything happen to your business-critical data.  In fact, Microsoft explicitly state that whilst it is Microsoft’s responsibility to maintain the uptime of the infrastructure on which your data sits, the access and control of your Microsoft 365 data is your responsibility.


When you engage Managed Services Australia to manage your email and Microsoft 365 services, we both recommend and can provide a solution for backup for Microsoft 365.  Having backup for Microsoft 365 in place gives you both peace of mind and access to features like:

If you don’t know whether you have a backup for Microsoft 365 solution in place and aren’t sure what happens to your data when something goes awry then we strongly recommend getting in touch with our friendly team at or 1300 024 748 to have a chat about how we can help you ensure you have your bases covered.

Troy Irwin
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