No matter what system you use in your business IT system that is, backing up your data to secure offsite location is paramount.
Ask yourself, if I lost all my company data today how much it would cost me and the business
BA mechanics we backup all data on site or cloud 2 our own offsite premise that is then backed up again to ensure that no data is ever lost. All data backups are kept ad infinitum and we can restore files folders are all data and click of a few buttons.
One of the great fallacies of cloud software is that everybody thinks it is already backed up. As an example, Microsoft 365 do not backup anything if you lose your data your data is gone we will back up your email your SharePoint sites your OneDrive’s and your team sites to give you Peace of Mind if your business was ever under cyberattack.
Microsoft does not protect you from data loss due to app outages.
From their SLA:
We strive to keep the Services up and running; however, all online services suffer occasional disruptions and outages, and Microsoft is not liable for any disruption or loss you may suffer as a result. In the event of an outage, you may not be able to retrieve Your Content or Data that you’ve stored.
Microsoft does not protect you from data loss due to deprovisioned user accounts
From their SLA:
Microsoft will retain Customer Data that remains stored in Online Services in a limited function account for 90 days after expiration or termination of Customer’s subscription so that Customer may extract the data. After the 90-day retention period ends, Microsoft will disable Customer’s account and delete the Customer Data and Personal Data within an additional 90 days, unless Microsoft is permitted or required by applicable law to retain such data or authorized in this agreement.
We recommend that you regularly backup Your Content and Data that you store on the Services or store using Third-Party Apps and Services.
we are so fanatical about secure offsite backup that we not only use it ourselves, we include it on every plan we have in our Managed IT Services Plans.
Our Managed IT Service Plans
All of our plans contain Data Backup for all your accounts as standard.