Q1. Does your organisation used a ‘cloud’ provider for the three IT services, either wholly or in part, listed directly below? An example of a cloud provider would be Microsoft and Office 365 which provides email, One Drive and SharePoint-online offerings. There are obviously other cloud providers.
1 – email – Yes
2 – home folders – No
3 – ‘corporate’ file systems – Yes
Q2. If you use a cloud provider for any of the three IT services listed above do you back them up? Please specify which you back up.
Approximately 40% of our mailboxes are located in the Cloud; Approximately 50% of our Corporate file systems are located in the Cloud.
Q3. If you do back up what product do you back them up with?
For all of the above Cloud-based services we rely on Microsoft recovery methods provided by our licensing agreement
Q3a. Is the back up product also a cloud provisioned service?