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Clumio backup adds Microsoft 365 protection

Clumio backup is adding software-as-a-service application support, starting with protection for Microsoft 365.

The Clumio backup-as-a-service product’s first level of 365 support is Microsoft Exchange Online emails, with more to follow.

Microsoft’s 365 service protection responsibility is limited to the infrastructure level. In fact, Microsoft even lays out what’s needed for protection, said Chadd Kenney, vice president and chief technologist at Clumio.

“At the end of the day, it’s the customers’ responsibility for backing up that data,” Kenney said.

Cloud-based data such as Microsoft 365 emails face risks including data loss — for example, accidental and malicious deletions — and ransomware attacks. Security features in the Clumio backup include immutability and an “air gap,” Kenney said.

“SaaS is one of the most vulnerable areas,” he said, because users often don’t pay attention to what is protected.

For many organizations, 365 backup is still an afterthought, according to Archana Venkatraman, associate research director at IDC.

“Many consider Microsoft’s infrastructure-level security and retention capabilities are enough,” Venkatraman wrote in an email. “But backing up 365 is important for granular recovery, and meeting retention obligations for specific industries such as financial services, healthcare and the public sector.”

In addition, more enterprises are considering data protection to enable remote working in the current market conditions, as there are many extra endpoints vulnerable to malware and ransomware attacks, Venkatraman said.

“Customers are looking for faster restores in case of ransomware attacks,” she wrote.

Clumio backup for Microsoft 365 — formerly Office 365 — offers recovery options from a single email to a full mailbox. Users can easily browse through particular folders and go back to a specific point in time, Kenney said.

The product has been in early access for about three weeks and officially launches May 6.

Screenshot of Clumio's backup for Microsoft 365
Clumio backup for Microsoft 365 follows the new vendor’s protection of VMware and AWS workloads.

Law firm chooses Clumio for VMware, 365 backup

Clumio, founded in 2017 and based in Santa Clara, Calif., launched its first services last year. It also offers backup for VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware vSphere and AWS native services. Customer demand led Clumio to choose Microsoft 365 for its next platform support.

“Email in particular was the biggest focus,” Kenney said.

CSK Legal, a law firm based in Miami with about a dozen locations in Florida, has used Clumio backup for VMware for about a year and just started using Clumio for 365.

SaaS is one of the most vulnerable areas.
Chadd KenneyVice president and chief technologist, Clumio

The firm is in the middle of a migration to fully using 365 for email. CIO Jason Thomas said he expects Clumio to ultimately protect 20 TB of email.

Thomas said the Clumio backup for 365 is straightforward, fast and similar to the product he’s been using for VMware protection. It even uses the same interface.

CSK Legal backs up about 100 VMware VMs with Clumio, and also has Rubrik for on-premises backups.

Thomas said he didn’t have any hang-ups with using a product so new to the market. He was familiar with Clumio CEO and co-founder Poojan Kumar, and said he was confident in Kumar’s knowledge and ability to launch companies. Kumar was also CEO and co-founder of PernixData, which Nutanix acquired in 2016.

Thomas also knew Clumio salespeople because they previously sold him other products, which have worked well. In addition, Thomas said he likes Clumio’s pricing model, the lack of ingress and egress charges, how much he can back up, the indexing and search capabilities, and the ability to restore.

“We’re a full VMware shop, so they support everything we need,” he said. “I have yet to see a solution that’s as slick as theirs.”

CSK Legal has a second data center for its disaster recovery site, but Thomas said in the future the firm could use the cloud and Clumio for DR.

Clumio’s competition and plans

Clumio enters a crowded market of backup for 365. Backup vendors that offer 365 support include Acronis, Arcserve, Carbonite, CloudAlly, Commvault, Druva and Veeam.

Kenney said Clumio backup stands out because it’s one platform that was born in the cloud, rather than some traditional vendors that started with an on-premises platform and later built another for cloud-based backup.

Enterprises need to evaluate ease of use, flexibility, scalability and integration features when investing in Microsoft 365 backup, according to IDC’s Venkatraman.

“A backup-as-a-service offering that is cloud-native and API-driven is complementary to an organization’s cloud migration and transformation journey,” Venkatraman wrote. 

With so many companies working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic, Clumio is especially helpful now because there’s no need to go into a data center to install it, Kenney said. Customers can sign up with an email and password. The vendor claims it takes minutes to set up.

“It’s about as simple as setting up a LinkedIn account,” Kenney said.

Clumio backup for Microsoft 365 is priced per user, per month. The vendor said it will provide details when the product becomes generally available.

Clumio will add Microsoft 365 calendar backups in the next couple of months through a regular product update. It plans to add support for OneDrive in the third quarter and for SharePoint in the fourth quarter. Kenney said Clumio also plans backup for Microsoft Teams.

Salesforce, ServiceNow and Slack are among the other SaaS platforms on Clumio’s radar.

Clumio has 134 employees and closed a $135 million Series C funding round in November.

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Wanted – Decent GPU – £75 MAX Budget

Well my trusty AMD HD6870 is starting to show its age, so I’m looking for a decent (but not mega) upgrade.

I use my machine solely for racing SIM’s (Rfactor, Grid, Dirt, etc), not FPS, etc

I’m looking for a reasonable replacement.

Max budget is £75 delivered

Location
BRISTOL

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For Sale – NUC8I3BEK 240gb NVME, 2x4GB RAM

Baby on the way so starting to clear my gadget empire as it’s becoming serious obsession.

Fantastic condition and full working order. Original boxes, vesa mount etc etc etc

NUC8I3BEK with PSU, bios up to date. Still has protective film on it. Warranty until Feb 2022
Adata SX8200 M.2 NVME 240gb, warranty until Aug 2023
2x4gb 2400mhz Ram,HyperX, this is faster CL14 RAM, lifetime warranty
Windows 10 PRO, not activated but it works just as fine

Thanks for looking, any questions please let me know.

Price and currency: 290
Delivery: Prefer collection, but can organise delivery
Payment method: bt/ppg/cash
Location: London
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For Sale – NUC8I3BEK 240gb NVME, 2x4GB RAM

Baby on the way so starting to clear my gadget empire as it’s becoming serious obsession.

Fantastic condition and full working order. Original boxes, vesa mount etc etc etc

NUC8I3BEK with PSU, bios up to date. Still has protective film on it. Warranty until Feb 2022
Adata SX8200 M.2 NVME 240gb, warranty until Aug 2023
2x4gb 2400mhz Ram,HyperX, this is faster CL14 RAM, lifetime warranty
Windows 10 PRO, not activated but it works just as fine

Thanks for looking, any questions please let me know.

Price and currency: 290
Delivery: Prefer collection, but can organise delivery
Payment method: bt/ppg/cash
Location: London
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I prefer the goods to be collected

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Hustle Up! Discover Microsoft Store resources for a better side hustle

While many are interested in starting a side gig, there is one group in particular that’s looking for ways to make extra money and improve business skills this time of year—higher education students.

With the arrival of a new academic year comes a diverse crop of achievement-minded students looking for innovative ways to gain invaluable on-the-go experience while earning much-needed income.

Considering student loans, single parenthood, increased costs of living, and more, the reality for today’s higher education students is that they need to earn money now, while expanding their professional know-how. They understand employers are looking for nontraditional employees with uniquely diversified expertise and specialties, and they don’t have the luxury of depending solely on internships anymore.

These students have found they can leverage their passions to start side hustles to turn a profit and gain hands-on knowledge that aligns with the theories they are learning in class.

In order to pinpoint the most advantageous resources and tips needed for a side hustle, Microsoft Store collaborated with Chris Guillebeau, a New York Times bestselling author and host of the Side Hustle School podcast.

“Side hustles are a great way to create options, which are important in today’s world. They’re a fast track to freedom and job security. Consider the purpose of an internship—experience. Why not get paid for your experience by learning to start an income-generating project?”
—Chris Guillebeau

The challenge for some people who build a side hustle is that they have amazing ideas to generate extra income, but need help managing their business operations. That’s where solutions like Microsoft 365 and other Microsoft Store resources can help.

Start to Hustle Up!

Hustle Up!, a mobile experience, was developed by Microsoft Store to help identify the right resources needed to amplify different kinds of side hustles. By answering a series of questions, Hustle Up! explores your side hustle aptitude, identifies your strengths and interests, and connects you with the best resources to help you on your way.

Each of the four Hustle Up! outcomes—Freelancer, Maker, Reseller, and Expert—were carefully crafted to match you with your top side hustle type and each highlight your professional skills along with top actionable tips from Chris Guillebeau. Tips include prime resources that help you maintain work, school, and life balance, such as:

  • For Freelancers, having the ability to get reviews ASAP is critical. Reviews matter a lot in business, especially when you are trying to stand out in an overly saturated market. Chris recommends that Freelancers gather real-time client feedback by creating surveys and polls using Microsoft 365 offerings.
  • Side hustlers who fall into the Expert category know how to adapt their knowledge to a product or service but can struggle trying to stay on top of all their clients’ various needs. To manage multiple asks and schedules, Chris advises Experts to keep track of their daily, weekly, and monthly tasks while on the go with OneNote.

Eager to learn and achieve more with your side hustle? Even more expert tips await! Try Hustle Up! to discover how to better your side hustle and visit Microsoft Store in person or online to uncover additional resources, fun and free workshops, and solutions that will amplify your entrepreneurial skills.

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For Sale – NUC8I3BEK 240gb NVME, 2x4GB RAM

Baby on the way so starting to clear my gadget empire as it’s becoming serious obsession.

Fantastic condition and full working order. Original boxes, vesa mount etc etc etc

NUC8I3BEK with PSU, bios up to date. Still has protective film on it. Warranty until Feb 2022
Adata SX8200 M.2 NVME 240gb, warranty until Aug 2023
2x4gb 2400mhz Ram,HyperX, this is faster CL14 RAM, lifetime warranty
Windows 10 PRO, not activated but it works just as fine

Thanks for looking, any questions please let me know.

Price and currency: 290
Delivery: Prefer collection, but can organise delivery
Payment method: bt/ppg/cash
Location: London
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I prefer the goods to be collected

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Showcasing new business opportunities with the Microsoft Automotive Accelerator – Dynamics 365 Blog

Starting next week at IAA – New Mobility World, Microsoft will join 1000+ exhibitors and 250,000 visitors from approximately 39 countries to exhibit and explore immersive technologies, visionary concepts like electromobility, and many industry disruptors in Frankfurt. This year at IAA – New Mobility World asks the questions: “How are society, business, indeed our whole way of life changing and how does this affect our mobility? What can new technologies offer us?”

Shaping the transformation of the automotive industry

Today, Microsoft partners with automotive companies to revolutionize mobility with digital technology—building differentiated experiences, accelerating automotive innovation, monetizing data and services, and redefining transportation for a cleaner, safer world. Learn more about Microsoft’s perspective on navigating the future of autonomous vehicles.

With Microsoft Business Applications, our automotive partners, suppliers, and retailers can develop new customer insights and create omnichannel customer experiences with the Microsoft Automotive Accelerator.

Creating omnichannel customer experiences

Microsoft Industry Accelerators are a packaged and prepopulated common data model (CDM) using industry standards, built on Microsoft 365, Azure, and Dynamics 365. Industry accelerators enable customers and ISVs to build industry solutions on Microsoft technology by enabling specific industry business processes or scenarios for partners to develop industry solutions.

The Microsoft Automotive Accelerator allows users to schedule appointments and automotive services, facilitated through proactive communications. Microsoft partners gain access to a wide range of industry-standard entities and data relationships, allowing for rapid development of new automotive solutions. Working with our partners and industry leaders, the accelerator was developed to help auto makers, dealerships, and service providers quickly add more value for their customers.

For auto makers, the accelerator offers a vehicle and equipment management focus which allows device details and specifications within our data model to allow for the management and tracking of vehicles and devices. For dealerships and service providers, the accelerator includes a service and post-sales focus helping create connected customer experiences with a holistic view of customers, from service appointments to contracts and warranties.

Building new solutions with partners

This year at IAA – New Mobility World, Annata will showcase how their Annata 365 solutions, built on Microsoft technology with the Automotive Accelerator, help automotive and equipment businesses meet business challenges while taking advantages of new opportunities in the market.

The new Annata 365 for Sales solution adds industry-specific functionality to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Sales, and is targeted specifically at driving a customer-centric approach to marketing and sales processes within the ever-evolving automotive industry. Annata 365 and the Microsoft Power Platform provide built-in analytics and intelligence, task-based apps, and omnichannel capabilities to drive digital transformation and innovation in any automotive organization.

We will also highlight our partnership with Adobe at IAA. Adobe and Microsoft’s strategic partnership and integrations allow an end-to-end customer experience management solution for experience creation, marketing, advertising, analytics, and commerce. This allows companies to deliver consistent and compelling experiences at each touch point with a customer, accelerating business growth throughout the customer journey.

Get the full story at IAA

These are just a few of the ways we’re partnering with organizations like Annata and Adobe to transform the automotive industry with Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform. If you are attending IAA, visit our booth at the Frankfurt Exhibition Hall 5, Stand C21, to experience our full suite of technologies and chat with customers and partners.

For more information about our location and sessions at this event, please see our event site.

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For Sale – NUC8I3BEK 240gb NVME, 2x4GB RAM

Baby on the way so starting to clear my gadget empire as it’s becoming serious obsession.

Fantastic condition and full working order. Original boxes, vesa mount etc etc etc

NUC8I3BEK with PSU, bios up to date. Still has protective film on it. Warranty until Feb 2022
Adata SX8200 M.2 NVME 240gb, warranty until Aug 2023
2x4gb 2400mhz Ram,HyperX, this is faster CL14 RAM, lifetime warranty
Windows 10 PRO, not activated but it works just as fine

Thanks for looking, any questions please let me know.

Price and currency: 290
Delivery: Prefer collection, but can organise delivery
Payment method: bt/ppg/cash
Location: London
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I prefer the goods to be collected

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For Sale – NUC8I3BEK 240gb NVME, 2x4GB RAM

Baby on the way so starting to clear my gadget empire as it’s becoming serious obsession.

Fantastic condition and full working order. Original boxes, vesa mount etc etc etc

NUC8I3BEK with PSU, bios up to date. Still has protective film on it. Warranty until Feb 2022
Adata SX8200 M.2 NVME 240gb, warranty until Aug 2023
2x4gb 2400mhz Ram,HyperX, this is faster CL14 RAM, lifetime warranty
Windows 10 PRO, not activated but it works just as fine

Thanks for looking, any questions please let me know.

Price and currency: 290
Delivery: Prefer collection, but can organise delivery
Payment method: bt/ppg/cash
Location: London
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I prefer the goods to be collected

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For Sale – NUC 8i3BEK 240gb 8gb & Deskmini110 275gb 8gb

Baby on the way so starting to clear my gadget empire as it’s becoming serious obsession.
Very light usage as doing most of my browsing on phone these days and vero 4k in charge of media.
Fantastic condition and full working order. Original boxes, etc etc etc

At the moment I am looking to sell only one and have no preference as very happy with both.

NUC8I3BEK with PSU, bios up to date. Warranty until Feb 2022
Adata SX8200 M.2 NVME 240gb, warranty until Aug 2023
2x4gb 2400mhz Ram, matched sticks for dual channel

Deskmini 110 with PSU, bios up to date.
Intel I3 7320 4.1Ghz, Warranty until Aug 2020
Crucial MX300 275gb SSD, Warranty until Sep 2020
2x4gb 2400mhz Ram, matched sticks for dual channel
Intel AC 7265 wireless card with external antennas
VESA mount

Both come with Windows 10 PRO, fresh with all drivers installed.
Please note, windows is not activated, but you can purchase activation key should you wish.

Thanks for looking, any questions please let me know.

Price and currency: 280 & 220
Delivery: Delivery cost is not included
Payment method: Bacs/Cash
Location: London
Advertised elsewhere?: Advertised elsewhere
Prefer goods collected?: I prefer the goods to be collected

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