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Azure Backup

Simplify data protection and protect against ransomware

Reducing data restoration time and reliability challenges is simple with Backup because it’s built into the Azure platform, with seamless support for virtual machines running in Azure and on-premises. Backup is cost-effective because it doesn’t require any additional infrastructure, and helps to keep your data safe from ransomware with multiple authentication layers.

Eliminate unnecessary costs

Eliminate the need for tape or an offsite backup with Backup. Get cost-effective short and long-term retention, and restore the individual VMs, files and folders you need – in Azure or on-premises – at no additional cost.

Instantly enable backup

Easily back up any virtual machines in Azure or on-premises. Enable cloud backup that’s tightly integrated in the Azure virtual machine experience, allowing you to restore individual files, folders and entire VMs – and never lose track of your assets with dynamic reports.

Guard against data loss from ransomware

Protect your data from ransomware with Backup without leaving the Azure portal. Enable multifactor authentication, create alerts for suspicious online backup activity and counteract unauthorised retention or deletions.

Explore the Avoid the cyber standoff infographic to learn more about protecting your data in Azure and on-premises from ransomware attacks

Russell Reynolds Associates
"We don't have to worry about managing space on expensive, purpose-built backup storage systems. We have no tape costs, management costs, nothing. Backup is dramatically cheaper with Azure."

Sean DeLessio, Lead Engineer, Distributed Infrastructure Team

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