Cloud backup insights

Unmatched coverage with AvePoint Cloud Backup

SaaS platforms cover service disruptions, but good luck recovering lost, deleted, or corrupt content, especially past 30 days! AvePoint Cloud Backup makes the best of a worst-case scenario. Whether it’s user error, an outage, or a ransomware attack—we’ve got your back(up).

Designed with the future in mind

Our robust capacity planning ensures your backups run up to 4 times a day, every day, to avoid throttling and achieve maximum performance. We keep up with the pace of changes and support the latest features and advanced workloads to make sure you’ve always got data protection greatness.

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We are Microsoft’s cloud experts

Thanks Microsoft, we couldn’t agree more! AvePoint has been backing up data in SharePoint and Microsoft 365 for over 18 years. Providing our customers the best in quality and support is a part of our DNA.

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The proof is in the platform

Our ISO certified SaaS platform supports over 7 Million users and is localized in 12 Azure data centers, including Microsoft’s GCC. We utilize built-in 256-bit encryption, and give you the option to bring your own encryption key or storage. We take security very seriously, and work with a wide range of organizations. From government to regulated industries to commercial and small businesses, we’ve got you covered.


Cloud Backup Features

Exchange Online

Mailboxes, Archives, folders, chats, calendars, contacts, messages, permissions and more

SharePoint Online

Site collections, sites, lists, libraries, folders, items, metadata, security settings, and version history

Microsoft 365 Groups

Group files, conversations, notebooks, sites, and more

Microsoft Teams

Teams channels, private channels, conversations, work files, meeting items, and more

OneDrive for Business

Lists, libraries, folders, items, metadata, security settings, and version history

Public Folders

Mailboxes, messages, files, contacts, forms, and postings

Project Online

Project plans, jobs, tasks, and files


Tasks, buckets, progress, labels, and assignments

Why do I need Microsoft 365 backup?

While enabling retention and versioning can help preserve critical files and mail, you're still responsible for additional data protection scenarios. Without the right backup plan, data recovery can be really expensive, or even impossible!

Learn more about what’s covered and what’s not in Naveen Chhabra’s Forrester Report (paywall).

Microsoft native backup protection…
  • Loss of service due to hardware or infrastructure failure
  • Loss of service due to natural disaster or data center outage
  • Short-term (93-day) user error with recycle bin/version history, including new OneDrive “Files Restore”
  • Short-term (14-day) administrative error with soft-delete for Groups, Mailboxes or services-lead rollback
What’s not covered…
  • Loss of data due to malicious insiders, hacktivists, malware or ransomware
  • Recovery from prolonged outages
  • Loss of data due to departing employees and deactivated accounts
  • Long-term accidental deletion coverage with selective rollback
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Meet AVA - Your new Virtual Assistant!

Say hello to AVA, AvePoint’s Virtual Assistant that helps users find lost content. AVA responds to Microsoft Teams chats to help users find lost files or emails, without burdening your help desk or IT teams. Find AVA in your Teams App store today!

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We restore more and with the most flexible restore there is

Easy to use but powerful restore capabilities actually save admins time! Cloud Backup provides comprehensive coverage for all the collaboration materials you generate, and not just the files. What sets us apart, though, is the restore. With extensive coverage and restore options, we’ll meet your needs with ease.

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Backup with GDPR, governance and compliance in mind

Cloud Backup helps you meet your GDPR, Governance, and Compliance requirements—whether you’re subject to GDPR or need to respond to internal audits for mail, calendars, and OneDrives. No matter what, we’ve got you covered with a dedicated Privacy Dashboard and data deletion capabilities.

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Dashboard insights keep you informed and in control

Insights into data consumption and growth not only show how much data you’ve backed up, but also enable predictions to know how much you may grow in the future based on past trends.


Data is intangible and can be easily lost. There are many reasons data loss can occur, from simple mis-clicks to sinister network breaches. Continue Reading

When to Use and How to Manage Microsoft Teams & Office 365 Groups

Learn solutions to common management and governance concerns for Office 365 and Microsoft Teams.

Try AvePoint Cloud Backup with no strings attached.

Absolutely free for 30 days.

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Supporting the latest in Microsoft Teams, Groups, and SharePoint Sites

It’s never been easier or speedier to protect your workspaces, apps, files and more! When Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 roll out their latest features, we release comprehensive updates too. It's never too soon to start your data protection journey, and we’re here to support you and your Microsoft investments every step of the way.