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February 2018

Feb 27

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

IN PREVIEW

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

IN PREVIEW

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

IN PREVIEW

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 PREVIEW

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Backup
  • Services

September 2016

Sep 26

Backup policy management for Azure VM backup in a Recovery Services vault

Azure backup now supports edit and delete on existing Azure VM backup policies in a Recovery Services vault.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

July 2016

Jul 29

Azure Backup and Log Analytics updates

New features for certain services in Microsoft Operations Management Suite are now available.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

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