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Azure Backup is now available in Azure Germany. It's a service that you can use to back up (or protect) and restore your data in the Microsoft Cloud.
Now, instantly restore files from Azure Linux VM backups with no additional cost or new infrastructure by using Azure Backup.
In Azure Backup, you can restore files and folders instantly from cloud-based recovery points without provisioning any additional infrastructure, and at no additional cost.
Azure Government has revamped Azure Backup capabilities for Azure Government customers.
Azure Backup provides the capability to back up a virtual machine directly from virtual machine management blade.
Azure Backup provides security features that help customers secure their backups and recover data by using cloud backups if production and backup servers are compromised.
Azure Backup supports backup and restore of encrypted Azure virtual machines, along with related keys and secrets.
Azure backup now supports edit and delete on existing Azure VM backup policies in a Recovery Services vault.
New features for certain services in Microsoft Operations Management Suite are now available.
With the release of Azure Backup on the Azure portal, customers can seamlessly back up virtual machines under the newly introduced recovery services vault.
Azure Backup can now back up your on-premises application workloads, including SQL Server, Hyper-V virtual machines, SharePoint, and Exchange.
Azure Backup increased the size of data sources that can be protected to 54400 GB.
Azure Backup performs online backups of Azure IaaS virtual machines running on Windows and Linux, and restores them as needed.
Azure Backup is now available in the following regions: Central US, North Central US, South Central US, East US2, Brazil South.
The Microsoft Operations Management Suite is the IT management solution for the era of the cloud; a single solution, built to manage your entire enterprise environment regardless of location, operating system, hypervisors, or cloud provider choices.
Azure Backup helps you protect files and folders by providing multiple copies in multiple geographies.
Azure expands the protection for IaaS VMs. In addition to protecting on-premises data to Azure, Azure Backup can perform online backups of Azure IaaS VMs for Windows and Linux operating systems, and restore them as needed.
Effective April 1, 2015, the Azure Backup service will be charged based on the size of each protected server in increments of 500 GB. Additionally, Azure Storage will be charged for separately providing the benefit of lower storage costs over time.
Azure Backup added support for an increased number of policies and long-term retention. Offline Backup uses the Azure Import service to reduce the time needed to load large backup copies. SharePoint, Exchange, and Windows client operating systems are supported DPM workloads that can be backed up to Azure.
Azure Backup enables customers to back up files and folders from computers running Windows 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows 7 to Azure.
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