Retention policies in Office 365 vs full control over retention in Xopero ONE

What is data retention and why is it important for your company to know retention policies in Office 365? Data retention is a set of policies about which data should be stored and for how long. Probably every company has its own rules here and if not – it should. There is also a chance that your company needs to comply with some legal requirements regarding storing the files and formal documentation. 

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Microsoft Exchange backup with Xopero ONE – why backup Office 365 emails

Whether you already use Microsoft Exchange Online, or still considering it, there is one thing you need to be prepared for – to backup office 365 emails. You might think that Microsoft protection is enough for your needs, but the fact is that in case of disaster on the client-side Microsoft takes no responsibility for the data you store. That also applies to all your emails which as the main communication channel in your company includes confidential information, documents and your business secrets. In this article, we will take a look at why you should backup office 365 emails, and how to do it with Xopero Software.

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Microsoft 365 security – anti-malware protection

Malware is the most common threat that can compromise your Microsoft 365 security system. Do you know that each year there are approximately 10 billions malware attacks? Malware is a very broad concept including such treats as viruses, trojans, rootkits, worms, spyware, and other malicious software. What are the effects of such threats? Well, data breach/loss and related costs (which are astronomical, by the way), reputation loss, downtime, legal penalties and much more… In this article I will talk about the Microsoft 365 security in terms of anti-malware protection inside Microsoft 365 services.

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OneDrive Backup – risks, good practices and keeping your business data secure

Being able to transfer data between users easily, is key in running a successful business. So any program that allows you to do it can give you an advantage. One of such programs is OneDrive for Business provided by Microsoft. If it’s so widely-used, should you consider OneDrive Backup? OneDrive for Business is a cloud storage service allowing your users to store data and access it from any device they log on. This service offers great opportunities to improve your teams’ productivity. Allowing users to share files and collaborate on them in real-time. But all those pros, unfortunately, can be neglected if someone outside your company gains access to the user account. In this article, we will take a closer look at the risks involved in using OneDrive for business in your company, and how you can increase protection against those risks with a proper OneDrive Backup. 

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Common Microsoft Office 365 issues, and how to solve them

Microsoft Office 365 is currently the most popular suite for productivity applications – thus it is important to mention the most common Office 365 issues. Microsoft 365 offers the most reliable solutions for improving team productivity, storage, and communication. But it doesn’t mean it’s impossible for some Office 365 issues to occur. The important thing here to remember is that not all problems are caused by bugs or inappropriate coding on the vendor site. The more probable option is that the Office 365 issue occurs, and can be fixed on the client-side. 

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How to protect your remote Microsoft Office 365 data

The main lesson from pandemic for businesses is to keep agile. One of the solutions was to change the work model, to protect their employees, allowing (or forcing) them to work from home, not from the office. It was possible mainly thanks to available cloud services like Office 365. But this change sprouted a lot of problems with the protection of business-sensitive data. It is proved that when it comes to business security, the biggest threat is human errors. So you might be surprised but not well enough educated employees may put your company’s data in danger – especially while working from home. How to protect then your remote Microsoft Office 365 data best?

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How to: Migration from G Suite to Microsoft Office 365 and why you need it

In your company you probably use one of the two most popular SaaS (software-as-a-service) platforms to increase productivity. You use their email, work productivity tools, storage and many more. Do you already know what services we are talking about? Yes, Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365. 

Each of them provides your organization with essential tools, you might need for your team to work efficiently. As usual, there are advantages and disadvantages of each solution. And depending on your needs you can migrate your organization from one to another. 

In this article, I will focus on migration from G Suite to Microsoft Office 365.

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How to set up Microsoft Office 365 backup policies

As users in your organization work on their projects, they generate more and more data you probably want to protect. Microsoft provides a few tools to prevent data loss. One of these is Office 365 backup policies. In this article we will take a closer look at Microsoft Office 365 backup policies explaining how to set them up or how they can be used to reduce the probability of Office 365 data loss. Let’s start!

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How to build a comprehensive backup strategy for your company

We as humans live in a very dangerous world, full of unexpected risks. Now imagine a world, where danger hides around every corner, you can’t make any mistake, otherwise, you are gone. In the world, I just described, live all of your company data. You can influence this world by providing your data with adequate protection. The First step is creating a comprehensive backup strategy. In this article, I will guide you through points you have to have in mind while creating your organization’s backup strategy.

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