5 Ways to Calculate the Value of Microsoft 365 Backup
How to understand if it’s the right investment for your organisation
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Duration: 1 Hour
Solution Engineer. AvePoint
Victor LaiSolution Engineer. AvePoint
Victor is a Solution Engineer at AvePoint. With years of experience in the IT industry, Victor has assisted organisations of all sizes with their data protection, governance and records management projects on Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint. Victor has consulted across multiple verticals including education, mining and local government to help them develop compliant and modern collaboration solutions that speed up their digital transformation. Victor is passionate about exploring new technologies that transform the current ways of living and working and he is willing to share his thoughts with like-minded people.
Microsoft MVP & Product and Innovation Lead, Rapid Circle Australia
Loryan StrantMicrosoft MVP & Product and Innovation Lead, Rapid Circle Australia
Loryan Strant has been in IT for over 20 years working across web design, network infrastructure, servers, IP telephony, with the majority spent designing productivity and communications solutions. He has lived & breathed Office 365 for almost a decade; writing blogs, speaking at conferences, consulting to organisations, and has co-authored two books. Loryan is passionate about enabling people and organisations using technology, enabling them to become more productive.
Building The Case
Backing up Microsoft 365 is a risk and value-based decision, but calculating the right course of action can be very difficult!
Organisations need to not only understand how to assess their risk of data loss and assign value to their data, but they then must calculate the value of different data protection approaches and vendors.
Our experts will walk you through how to make this determination for
your specific organisation across 5 different layers of analysis.
While this will be a Microsoft 365 centered discussion, the takeaways will be applicable to most SaaS platforms including Dynamics 365, Salesforce, and Google Workspace.
Discover 5 key levels of value analysis:
What is the value of your data and where does it live?
Not all data is created equal; we’ll show how to think about your data’s value. We’ll also cover how to consider data across different services such as SharePoint and Outlook and how this can impact its ability to be recovered.
What is the cost of a data loss event?
We’ll review several common types of data loss events, their likelihood, and the financial consequences they can have from regulatory fines to ransomware payments.
How quickly and with what granularity can I restore data?
Let’s understand the costs from how much time is spent by users and IT team responding to data loss events and also determine the operational costs.
How much data do you have and how fast is it growing?
This analysis is easy to perform, but vital to determining if leveraging a blanket retention policy strategy or self-hosted, on-premise backup solution is right for you.
How much time am I spending on backup operations?
For a true cost/benefit analysis it is important to understand the hardware and time costs associated with maintaining and configuring your backup infrastructure or sorting through your different policies in the admin center.