Backup and Recovery

    Mimecast provides a cloud backup & recovery solution for Exchange & Office 365 which offers fast & consistent email backup & rapid recovery of email. 

    Mimecast simplifies email backup and recovery.

    Business email today holds vast amounts of critical data, sensitive information and corporate memory – making email backup and recovery capabilities critical to competitiveness. Ensuring that email data is protected against corruption, data loss and email-borne threats is essential to protecting this invaluable collection of business knowledge.

    Mimecast can help – with Mimecast Sync & Recover for Exchange and Office 365. This backup and recovery software provides automated data recovery and advanced email management tools that take the cost and complexity out of backup and recovery operations.

    Mimecast simplifies email backup and recovery.

    A cloud-based backup and recovery solution.

    Mimecast Sync & Recover for Exchange and Office 365 works with the Mimecast Cloud Archive to provide a cloud backup and recovery solution that a offers fast and consistent email backup service and rapid granular recovery of mailboxes, calendar items and contacts lost through accidental deletion or data corruption.

    Mimecast's backup and recovery technology includes tools for granular retention management that enable administrators to easily manage retention of email content and metadata based on retention policies defined at the folder or mailbox level. With Mimecast, administrators can automate complex, custom rules for retention of user or administrative archives. Policies can be applied to email metadata, Active Directory group membership and attributes, applying multiple retention period scenarios as needed.

    Mimecast's backup and recovery solution provides:

    • Automated sync up to six times each day, tracking all changes in email data.
    • Fast recovery of mailboxes, personal folders, contact lists and calendar items.
    • An archive with consistent folder structure across all interfaces, including Outlook, mobile devices and the Mimecast Personal Portal.
    • Automated management of mailbox sizes, enabling administrators to control the size of Exchange and Office 365 mailboxes.
    • Exchange email support for cloud, on-premises and hybrid implementations.
    A cloud-based backup and recovery solution.

    Benefits of Mimecast backup and recovery.

    With backup and recovery capabilities from Mimecast, you can:

    • Simplify cloud email backup. Mimecast enables administrators to manage compliance archiving and data resiliency from a single administrative console, limiting the need for separate backup and recovery solutions.
    • Accelerate recovery. Mimecast automates recovery of individual email as well as entire mailboxes and folders.
    • Improve efficiency. Mimecast's cloud backup software enables cloud-to-cloud backup with no hardware or software to manage.
    • Mitigate ransomware attacks. Working with Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection and Continuity, Mimecast data backup and recovery provides defenses throughout the full cycle of a ransomware attack.

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    Benefits of Mimecast backup and recovery.

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    FAQs: Backup and Recovery

    What is backup and recovery for email?

    Email backup and recovery is a form of data protection that regularly creates a copy of email data, enabling email administrators to restore original email, folders and user mailboxes when data has been lost, corrupted or targeted by a cyberattack like ransomware.

    Why are email backup and recovery capabilities important?

    Like other forms of data, email can be inadvertently or maliciously deleted, or lost to corruption, disaster or hardware failure. Email data is also increasingly threatened by attacks like ransomware, where attackers block access to an organization’s files until a ransom is paid. In these cases, robust backup and recovery technology enables data administrators to search for email data within a backup and restore it quickly. With strong backup and recovery solutions, organizations can more successfully enable continued productivity and business continuity while avoiding the legal and compliance issues that arise when important email data loss.

    What’s the difference between archiving and backup and recovery?

    A backup and recovery solution stores copies of original data on a separate storage site, providing protection against data loss, corruption and threats. An email archiving solution enables data administrators to move original data to a secondary storage site so it can be organized, protected, searched and retrieved more easily for legal, compliance and reference purposes. An email archive also enables organizations to improve performance of primary email systems and to reduce the amount (and therefore the cost) of email data that must be regularly backed up.

    What are the benefits of a cloud backup and recovery technology?

    A cloud-based backup and recovery solution provides significant advantages that include:

    • No capital costs for backup and recovery
    • Fast implementation, with no hardware or software to procure or install.
    • Less burden on data management teams, as responsibility for managing, protecting and upgrading backup and recovery technology falls to the cloud service provider.
    • Lower costs over tape backup solutions.
    • Easy scalability, enabling companies to quickly increase backup and recovery capacity as needs change.

    What capabilities are important in an email backup and recovery solution?

    When selecting technology for email backup and recovery, essential capabilities include:

    • Easy-to-use tools for searching and restoring data, minimizing the time and effort required from data administrators.
    • Streamlined configuration of backup and recovery activities and procedures.
    • Strong, multilayered defenses against threats like ransomware, malware and other email-related attacks.
    • Integration with email archiving solutions that simplify configuration and management of enterprise-wide data retention policies.
    • Support for multiple backup and recovery configurations, including cloud, on-premise and hybrid environments.
    FAQs: Backup and Recovery

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