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    March 2018

    Mar 16

    General availability: Support for large disk backup and improvements for backup/restore

    Azure Backup now supports backup of large disks and a set of backup and restore improvements based on a new VM backup stack.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features

    February 2018

    Feb 27

    Public preview: Azure Backup integration with Azure Files

    You can back up file shares automatically based on policy and restore instantly to a point in time by using the Azure portal.

    • Azure Backup
    • Storage Accounts
    • Recovery Services
    Feb 27

    General availability: Application consistent backup for Linux VMs by using Azure Backup

    We're excited to announce the general availability of application consistent backup for Linux VMs running in Azure by using Azure Backup.

    • Azure Backup
    • Virtual Machines
    • Compliance
    • Features
    • Management
    Feb 22

    Using Azure Log Analytics and an OMS workspace to monitor Azure backups

    You can use your OMS workspace and Log Analytics to monitor Azure backups across Recovery Services vaults and subscriptions.

    • Azure Backup
    • Log Analytics
    • Azure Monitor
    • SDK and Tools
    • Services
    Feb 6

    Integration of Azure Backup into the VM creation experience

    Azure Backup provides the capability to back up a virtual machine while you're creating the VM in the Azure portal.

    • Azure Backup
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features

    January 2018

    Jan 9

    Azure Backup now supports BEK-encrypted Azure virtual machines

    Azure Backup supports backup and restore of virtual machines that have managed or unmanaged disks encrypted through BEK or through a combination of BEK and KEK.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features

    November 2017

    Nov 21

    Storage Service Encryption for Azure Backup data at rest

    Enabling Storage Service Encryption at rest for all new data coming to Azure Backup from on-premises and in cloud.

    • Azure Backup
    • Compliance

    August 2017

    Aug 2

    Azure Backup available in US DoD and new Azure Government regions

    Azure Backup has expanded its service to cover all Azure Government regions.

    • Azure Backup
    • Regions & Datacenters

    July 2017

    Jul 27

    General availability: Instant file recovery from Azure VM backups

    Instant recovery of files from Azure VM backups is generally available.

    • Azure Backup
    • Services
    Jul 18

    Azure Backup available in Korea

    Azure Backup is now available in Korea. It's a service that you can use to back up (or protect) and restore your data in the Microsoft Cloud.

    • Azure Backup
    • Regions & Datacenters
    Jul 11

    Preview: Azure Backup reports through Power BI

    Azure Backup reports through Power BI provide the ability to gauge backup health, view restore trends, and understand storage usage patterns across subscriptions and across vaults.

    • Azure Backup
    • Services

    June 2017

    Jun 14

    Azure Backup for Windows Server system state

    Customers will now be able to to perform comprehensive, secure, and reliable Windows Server recoveries. We Will be extending the data backup capabilities of the Azure Backup agent so that it will now integrate with the Windows Server Backup feature, available natively on every Windows Server.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    Jun 14

    Azure Backup—Enhanced Security

    Azure Backup has built-in protection against ransomware. Through enhanced security, notifications, and recoverability, Backup will provide strong mechanisms to guard against any attack on-premises or in Azure.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features

    May 2017

    May 8

    Azure Backup available in Microsoft Azure Germany

    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.

    • Azure Backup
    • Regions & Datacenters

    March 2017

    Mar 22

    Public preview: Instant recovery of files from Azure Linux VM backups

    Now, instantly restore files from Azure Linux VM backups with no additional cost or new infrastructure by using Azure Backup.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    • Services
    Mar 1

    Public preview: Instant file recovery from the cloud 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 Backup
    • Features
    • Services

    January 2017

    Jan 6

    Azure Backup availability with Resource Manager in Azure Government

    Azure Government has revamped Azure Backup capabilities for Azure Government customers.

    • Azure Backup
    • Features
    • Management
    • Services

    December 2016

    Dec 5

    Back up Azure VMs directly from the VM blade

    Azure Backup provides the capability to back up a virtual machine directly from virtual machine management blade.

    • Azure Backup
    • Virtual Machines
    • Features

    November 2016

    Nov 23

    Azure Backup security capabilities for protecting cloud backups

    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
    • Services
    Nov 10

    Azure Backup support for encrypted Azure VMs

    Azure Backup supports backup and restore of encrypted Azure virtual machines, along with related keys and secrets.

    • Azure Backup
    • Services

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