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Azure Backup

Help protect data against ransomware with a centralized backup service
 Back up workloads including Azure Virtual Machines, SQL and SAP, and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

Help prevent ransomware attacks

  • Monitor, operate, govern, and optimize data protection at scale in a unified and consistent manner.
  • Prevent accidental data loss and protect data against ransomware.
  • Eliminate extra costs of additional backup infrastructure and overhead for scaling and managing storage.
  • Back up all your infrastructure, databases, and storage workloads with ease from a central location.

Protect assets with ransomware prevention

Azure Business Continuity Center

Apply at-scale management, monitoring, and governance of business continuity solutions for Azure resources.

Soft delete

Prevent accidental data loss by retaining backups for 14 days after deletion.

Multiple-user authentication

Help protect data against ransomware attacks with an added layer of authorization for critical operations.

Customer-managed keys

Fully control how you protect and access your data that use 256-bit AES encryption.

Redundant storage

Ensure availability with zone- and geo-redundant storage and restore backups from a paired region at any time.

Private endpoints

Enable secure transfer of backups to Azure Backup storage with private endpoints.

Built-in security and compliance  

Microsoft has committed to investing $20 billion in cybersecurity over five years. 
We employ more than 8,500 security and threat intelligence experts across 77 countries. 
Azure has one of the largest compliance certification portfolios in the industry. 
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Flexible pricing to simplify data protection


Trusted by customers of all sizes


  •  Azure Backup supports Azure Virtual Machines, SQL workloads, and on-premises VMware machines. See a full list of supported resources.
  • recovery services vault is a storage entity in Azure that houses data, including data copies and configuration information, for virtual machines, workloads, servers, and workstations.
  • Yes, Azure Backup provides role-based access control, including built-in contributor, operator, and reader roles, to control cloud backup management operations.
  • Both Azure Backup and Azure Site Recovery support backup and disaster recovery. Backup is specifically designed to back up and restore data, while Site Recovery is designed to perform seamless application disaster recovery.
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 Get started with a free account

 Start with $200 Azure credit
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Get started with pay-as-you-go pricing

There’s no upfront commitment—cancel anytime.