If your most mission-critical work today takes place in cloud-based applications, you’re not alone. For IT organizations everywhere, COVID-19 has pushed on-premises applications to the cloud and kicked migration journeys into high gear. Microsoft 365 is one of those very applications, seeing exponential growth as enterprises invest in tools to help facilitate remote collaboration. Microsoft Teams alone saw significant growth last year, reaching 115 million daily active users in October 2020.

The pandemic hasn’t only encouraged organizations to reexamine their cloud strategy, but also the security of that data once it’s there. Ransomware and phishing attempts thrive among heightened anxiety, and many attempts are relying on email through which to gain access to secure data – Google Cloud reported 18 million malware and phishing emails related to COVID-19 over the span of one week. The adoption of new SaaS applications comes with the necessary plan to back up and secure that native cloud data and mitigate the risk of data loss, should the need arise.

With shared responsibility models from cloud vendors alike stating that application data is the responsibility of the customer to protect, it’s integral for organizations to integrate their approach to SaaS data protection into their overall data management strategy. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that Rubrik has extended our protection of the Microsoft 365 suite to SharePoint and Teams, which is now generally available! Let’s take a look at what the Rubrik approach looks like under the hood.

The Simplest Way to Secure Your Microsoft 365 Suite


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With Rubrik’s protection for Microsoft 365, you can start seeing immediate benefits to help alleviate management burden :

  • Secure Backups: Safeguard data with unprecedented simplicity across Exchange Online, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Teams. Easily maintain offline backups to ensure critical data is secure, easily discoverable, and always accessible.

  • Turbocharge Recovery: Quickly restore individual emails or entire OneDrive folders to any destination in just three clicks. Easily locate your data with global predictive, file-level search to quickly recover from data loss and ensure business continuity.

  • Automate Management at Scale: Streamline and automate management at enterprise scale. Centralize management and reporting across on-prem and cloud with a single software platform. Automate policy assignment with a powerful SLA engine to meet RPOs for large-scale Microsoft 365 environments.

Managing protection of your Microsoft 365 data doesn’t have to be another complicated management burden. Using a modern data management platform like Rubrik Polaris provides peace of mind that your critical data is secure and always accessible.

To learn more about Rubrik’s Microsoft 365 offering, check out our solution data sheet.