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How Microsoft and Veeam are Transforming Data Protection for the Better

Are you protecting your data as well as you should be? Many enterprises think they are, but they don’t have the data protection solutions deployed and running that they should have. Intivix can help you with the right data management strategies for your business.

One of the main ways we do this is through two of our channel partners – Veeam and Microsoft, and the versatile integration they provide in getting our clients the data protection they need, around the clock!

Data Protection and Management Solutions You Can Bank On

As enterprises accelerate the adoption of a multi-cloud strategy, the need to ensure Availability for any application and any data, across any cloud infrastructure, is more important than ever. As two of our most on-point technology partners, Veeam® for the Microsoft Cloud provides tightly integrated solutions for enterprises of all sizes enabling Availability for virtual, physical and cloud-based workloads — eliminating complexity and simplifying business continuity and data protection between your data center and the Microsoft Cloud.

Our seamless data management solutions provide you the ability to lower costs by archiving data to Azure, mitigate risk by backing up Office 365, and ensure Availability of cloud-based workloads with the protection of Azure virtual machines.

Archiving and recovery to Microsoft Azure Even though most companies realize the importance of backing up their data, many put their businesses at risk by failing to have at least one copy of their data off site and in the cloud. Veeam recognizes the importance of the 3-2-1 Rule, to maintain at least three copies of data, stored on at least two different types of storage media, with one copy off site.

Veeam helps you achieve the final step of the 3-2-1 Rule with archives in Microsoft Azure, offering both full and file-level granular recovery back to the client’s on-premises environment or in Microsoft Azure.

Veeam Availability SuiteTM combined with Microsoft Azure delivers a low cost, highly scalable and secure replacement for businesses that are looking to replace their legacy backup systems. In addition, Veeam solutions can be used with appliances such as Microsoft StorSimple, NetApp AltaVault, or virtual appliances to connect to Microsoft Azure, and automatically transfer Veeam-powered backs to the cloud.

Cloud backup to Microsoft Azure

Veeam provides our clients with a variety of choices when it comes to ensuring 24-7-365 Availability with Microsoft Azure, including our Veeam Cloud Connect solution to automatically backup and recover data to and from the cloud. Service provider hosted: If you own Veeam Availability Suite, Veeam Backup & Replication™ or Veeam Backup Essentials™, you already have Veeam Cloud Connect.


Veeam for the Microsoft Cloud provides a consolidated data protection solution for virtual, physical and cloud-based workloads with integrations for Microsoft Azure and Office 365.

We’ve extended the industry-leading VMware and Hyper-V data protection to deliver #1 Availability for any app, any data on any cloud!

This cloud data storage solution provides:

  • Non-Stop Business Continuity to instantly recover cross-cloud anything to anywhere;
  • Digital Transformation Agility with multi-cloud data management and migration — choose your cloud, your way;
  • Analytics and Visibility with actionable insights for data management, operational performance and compliance.

Veeam Cloud Connect for Service Providers (That’s Us)

By leveraging a Veeam and Microsoft Azure service provider, clients can easily connect to their Azure cloud repositories directly from their Veeam backup console seamlessly and securely — all through a standard internet connection! You just need to turn it on and acquire the compute and/or storage resources from a Veeam/Microsoft Azure service provider – like Intivix.

Once connected, you can automatically send your backups and replicas off site to a trusted service provider leveraging Azure. Enterprise driven Veeam Cloud Connect for the Enterprise enables businesses to act as a service provider to deliver off-site backup services to internal clients.

This eliminates complexity by removing the need to maintain a VPN connection and it improves security by encapsulating all backup and management traffic into a single port. It creates the ability to send Veeam backups and replicas from multiple locations to a primary data center — or archive these backups directly to Microsoft Azure —while providing the flexibility and control to choose the enterprise backup and recovery strategy that best meets your needs.

Recovery to Microsoft Azure

Veeam Recovery to Microsoft Azure enables clients to maintain business continuity and Availability for their apps and data with the next generation of recovery in the cloud.

It allows clients to leverage the public cloud as an on-demand recovery site, making advanced recovery options affordable for businesses of all sizes — from small-to-medium-sized businesses to large enterprises — without the need to build or maintain a costly recovery site.

This complete turnkey solution delivers cloud restore for Veeam backups, and is enhanced with Veeam PN — an easy to use, lightweight software defined networking solution to eliminate complicated VPN installation and simplify network configuration for setting up a recovery site in Microsoft Azure.

All too often, IT professionals wrongly assume that since Microsoft Office 365 already resides in the cloud, there is no need to have another copy of the data.

Although Microsoft provides SLAs to keep Office 365 mailboxes up and running, the reality is — it’s your data and it remains your responsibility to protect it!

The good news for our clients across the San Francisco Bay Area is – they can pay us to make it our responsibility and have as much input and oversight on that responsibility as they feel is necessary.

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 enables IT professionals to back up email data to on-premises environments or in Microsoft Azure. Allowing quick recovery of individual mailbox items with enterprise-class granularity and efficient eDiscovery of email archives – significant for our legal firms and law offices clientele.

Ensuring Availability for cloud-based workloads

As more and more organizations take advantage of cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) services to deploy their workloads in the cloud, the need to ensure Availability remains the same, regardless of whether data is in the cloud, on a virtual machine or a physical device.

Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows and Linux make it easy to back up your IaaS workloads with the same proven Veeam Availability solutions that you use today to protect all your mission critical applications. In a matter of minutes, clients can

seamlessly protect their IaaS workloads and manage backup results in their Veeam Backup & Replication admin console or in the new Veeam Availability Console.


Veeam for the Microsoft Cloud is a joint, best-of-breed solution and the perfect answer for clients requiring advanced, enterprise-class data Availability for virtual, physical and cloud-based workloads with integrations for Microsoft Azure and Office 365.

Get the Dynamic Data Protection Solutions You Need, from Intivix

Our job at Intivix is to keep your company’s network as safe as possible. We have engineers throughout the Bay Area in San Francisco, Oakland, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Dublin, and San Rafael who are ready to work with you to optimize your data protection and keep your network perpetually secure.

Give us a call today at (415) 543 1033 or email us and we can get started working for you right away as your reliable and consistent data protection solutions gurus!