Recently, I had some experiences with the Power Platform. As an identity guy, I was appalled at what I found as Microsoft’s identity and delegation model for these services. Let me tell you why. About the Power Platform Microsoft’s Power Platform consists of four distinct products and services: Power BI Through dashboards, Power BI … Continue reading "The FusterCluck that is Power Platform’s Identity and Delegation model"
Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 is the successor to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v5. As Microsoft changed the name of its productivity cloud services, so did Veeam. But this is not the only change. In this series of blogposts, I’ll look at the new and improved features in Veeam Backup for Microsoft … Continue reading "What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 2: Backup Copy to Object Storage"
Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, released on March 9th, 2022, is the successor to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v5. As Microsoft changed the name of its productivity cloud services, so did Veeam. But this is not the only change. In this series of blogposts, I’ll look at the new and improved features … Continue reading "What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 1: Microsoft Authentication Library for Modern Authentication"
Previously, I’ve shared my experiences with Altaro’s Office 365 Backup and Hornetsecurity’s 365 Threat Monitor. Both services add information security value on their own, but are also part of something bigger: HornetSecurity’s 365 Total Protection. Should you go all-in with HornetSecurity’s 365 Total Protection to face your Microsoft 365 challenges head-on? The three flavours of … Continue reading "Going All-in with HornetSecurity 365 Total Protection"
This week, we saw the release of version 5d of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. Version 5d with build number 18.104.22.1683 provides support for Veeam Backup and Replication 11a. However, it doesn't offer compatibility with Windows Server 2022. What's New Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 5d offers support for installations on top of … Continue reading "Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 5d adds support to install on top of Veeam Backup & Replication 11a"
As organizations embrace the full suite of Office 365 and intend to use Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, I often get the question on how to properly size the storage for the repository for Office 365 backups. There are, actually, three good ways to make a guesstimate on the required disk space to store … Continue reading "Three ways to guesstimate your Veeam Backup for Office 365 repository size"
When your organization leverages Microsoft Cloud services, it should have some idea on how to cope with the inevitable. You should make backups to elevate beyond the mere replicas Microsoft makes of your data… and then test these backups to make sure you can restore the backed up information. This should not be new to … Continue reading "Altaro Office 365 Backup: SMB’s one-stop solution for Office 365 data protection"
For years, we’ve been advising organizations using Microsoft 365 services (formerly known as Office 365 services) like Exchange Online to create backups of their data stored in these services and/or to define their exit scenario. Now, organizations using Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 to this purpose are seeing errors with this product… The situation … Continue reading "KnowledgeBase: You receive a ‘The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden. Access denied’ error when performing backups or restores with Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365"
One of the questions I ask every new colleague is how they are keeping up with the new and changed features in Azure and Microsoft 365. For individuals, it’s hard to keep up, but in many organizations, the IT department is having an even harder time doing so. This might have multiple reasons: They’re overwhelmed … Continue reading "Keeping up to date as an organization: Track Microsoft 365 Message Center messages in Planner"
Organizations flocking to Microsoft 365 services like Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Teams have many reasons to make this transition. Reasons to transition to the Microsoft cloud Whether it’s upgrading the IT real estate to the 21st century, the desire to eliminate technical debt, avoiding the upfront cost of a renewed on-premises implementation, or … Continue reading "Microsoft 365 Backup in terms of your organization’s exit scenario"