Top 5 Backup Blog Posts of 2022

Post Date: 12/23/2022
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Our series looking back at the most popular AvePoint blogs of 2022 continues today (catch up on the most popular Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 blogs) with a focus on backup: From the questions you should ask when looking for a SaaS backup provider and the types of cloud backup solutions available to real-world examples of backup done right, check out our most popular backup blogs in 2022.  

  1. 3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a SaaS Backup Provider


By 2024, most enterprises aspire to have $8 out of every $10 for IT hosting go toward the cloud, according to a McKinsey report. And as more people work remotely and turn to cloud-based collaboration tools, they’re producing more data that leaves their organizations open to a plethora of devastating data-loss scenarios.

That’s because most cloud vendors don’t offer seamless out-of-the box data protection — they often recommend a third-party backup solution, in fact — so many users rely on outside partners to protect their critical assets. We covered the right questions to ask before you select your SaaS backup provider.  

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  1. How To Archive and Backup Google Classroom

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Google Classroom has been one of the most popular tools for educators to leverage as we’ve shifted to online learning. Its easy-to-navigate and comprehensive environment elevate discussions and make learning more fun, especially for those who just transitioned to learning online.

This shift might’ve been easy for some, but for others it can be cumbersome to manage an online classroom without a tool to help streamline the process. In this post, we covered best practices for archiving finished classes and how to back up your data to ensure recoverability.  

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  1. Improve Your Ransomware Detection Capabilities With Cloud Backup


Ransomware attacks are on the rise and becoming one of the top security threats for organizations. Similar to defense for other cyber threats, multiple layers of security measures are needed, including a strong password, MFA, regular patching, vulnerability assessments, intrusion detection, real-time anti-virus, end-point protection, and more.

In addition, data backup is one of the most important aspects of this since ransomware attacks mainly target…well, data. We covered how AvePoint Cloud Backup can help extend your defense against ransomware.  

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  1. What is an Outlook Retention Policy?


Even though we’ve seen a significant rise in the amount of Teams chats and messages being used to communicate with colleagues, email is still an important way employees communicate. It’s critical your email data is always protected and recoverable if a sudden deletion happens.

What happens when employees leave a company? How much data is too much to keep? We addressed these questions and tips to help you set up the right retention policy for your organization.  

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  1. The 4 Types of Cloud Backup Solutions Explained

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As organizations of all sizes navigate their plans to stave off the surge in cyber-attacks and data breaches and prepare for unforeseen disasters and regulatory fines so as not to be in the headlines, building a sensible backup and recovery strategy has become a hot topic.

Deciding what backup tool is the right fit for your organization can be challenging if you haven’t vetted the landscape of native offerings and vendor solutions. We covered the different types of cloud backup vendors and shared the right questions to ask when you’re evaluating third-party vendors.  

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Sherian Batallones is a Content Marketing Specialist at AvePoint, covering AvePoint and Microsoft solutions, including SaaS management, governance, backup, and data management. She believes organizations can scale their cloud management, collaboration, and security by finding the right digital transformation technology and partner.

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