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Veeam has introduced Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in November 2016, and it became a great success because it’s simple, light, fast to deploy and the restore process remain quite the same of Veeam Backup & Replication with the powerful granular restore.

Version 2.0 of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 was a huge milestone
with the support both for SharePoint and OneDrive (Business).

Now there is the new Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v3.0 version.

The new version 3 is improving the backup speed of SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business incremental backups by integrating with the native Change API for Microsoft Office 365. By doing so, this speeds up backup times up to 30 times which is a huge game changer!

Als, multi-factor authentication is an extra layer of security with multiple verification methods for an Office 365 user account and Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v3 adds the support for it. 

You can download Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v3, or try the Community Edition FREE forever for up to 10 users and 1 TB of SharePoint data.

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 3.0 supports upgrade from version 2.0 (builds, and and version 1.5 (builds, and Note: Upgrade from the beta version Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 3.0 is not supported.

For all the improvements see also What’s new in v3 of Veeam’s Office 365 backup and for the instatallation, upgrade and requirements see the relase notes.


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