An ever-increasing number of enterprises, even as they adopt a hybrid IT strategy, continue to retain mission-critical data on-premises, and look towards the public cloud as an effective offsite for their backups. Azure Backup—Azure’s built-in data-protection solution, provides a simple, secure and cost-effective mechanism to backup these data-assets over the network to Azure, while eliminating on-premises backup infrastructure.
We are excited to announce the general availability (GA) of Windows Server System State Backup to Azure with the Azure Backup agent. With this release, Azure Backup has full production support for protecting Windows File Servers, Active Directory, and IIS Web servers hosted on Windows Server 2016 all the way back to Windows Server 2008 R2.
Use Azure Backup to backup Windows Server System State directly to Azure and protect Active Directory, File-Server and Web Server roles for comprehensive disaster recovery!
Use Azure Backup's Backup Pre-Checks to identify and resolve Azure VM config issues to ensure successful backups
This article covers the nuances of long-term backup of PST Files and provides ways to check that they are backed up the right way.