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October 2015

Oct 15

General availability: Azure Backup support for application workloads

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup can now back up your on-premises application workloads, including SQL Server, Hyper-V virtual machines, SharePoint, and Exchange.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
Oct 7

Azure Backup enables backup of large volumes, VMs, databases, and more

Azure Backup increased the size of data sources that can be protected to 54400 GB.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

September 2015

Sep 17

General availability: Azure Backup can protect IaaS VMs running on Windows or Linux

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup performs online backups of Azure IaaS virtual machines running on Windows and Linux, and restores them as needed.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

June 2015

Jun 9

Azure Backup available in new regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup is now available in the following regions: Central US, North Central US, South Central US, East US2, Brazil South.

  • Azure Backup
  • Regions & Datacenters

May 2015

May 4

Announcing Microsoft Operations Management Suite

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Automation
  • Azure Backup
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services

March 2015

Mar 26

General Availability: Azure Backup

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Backup helps you protect files and folders by providing multiple copies in multiple geographies.

  • Azure Backup
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
Mar 26

Public Preview: Protect IaaS VMs with Azure Backup

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features
Mar 26

Save up to 80% with Azure Backup instance-based pricing

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
  • Pricing & Offerings

February 2015

Feb 18

Azure Backup increases features and supports additional DPM workloads

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
  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Features
  • Services

December 2014

Dec 18

Azure Backup support for client operating systems

Azure Backup enables customers to back up files and folders from computers running Windows 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows 7 to Azure.

  • Azure Backup
  • Features

November 2014

Nov 14

Azure Backup available in Australia

Azure Backup is now available in Australia with the same service-level agreement coverage that is available in other regions worldwide.

  • Azure Backup
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Services

August 2014

Aug 21

Azure Backup Available In Japan East and Japan West

Azure Backup is now available in Japan with the same service-level agreement coverage available in other regions worldwide.

  • Azure Backup
  • Regions & Datacenters

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