We are very pleased to announce the general availability of Cove Data Protection for Microsoft 365 Teams.
With this release, Cove backs up teams, channels, team members and settings, plus messages, files and attachments in the channels. Backups are automatically performed up to six times per day, and Teams backup data is retained for seven years in N-able private cloud data centers worldwide.
Licensing and Billing
Teams is included in the current per-end-user price for Microsoft 365 protection. This means that adding Teams backup to unique end users already backing up other elements of Microsoft 365, such as Exchange, OneDrive and/or SharePoint will not impact billing. In addition, only Teams owners are considered billable. Billing will only change if a net-new Teams owner is added that was not previously backing up any other part of Microsoft 365 with Cove.
Billable usage for Teams begins December 1, 2023.
Important note for early access participants
As of today, all currently enrolled and protected Microsoft 365 end users will automatically convert from preview to GA status. No action is needed for this to occur. However, Teams backup sessions and data from the preview period will be deleted upon GA. This impacts Teams data only, no other parts of Microsoft 365 backups.
For more information, consult the user guide.