Object storage repositories are used to store Microsoft Office 365 and on-premises Microsoft organization backups using the following cloud and on-premises services:
- S3 Compatible object storage
S3 Compatible storage is any device that conforms to the Amazon S3 protocol.
- Amazon S3 object storage
For more information about Amazon S3 object storage, see this Amazon article.
- Microsoft Azure Blob storage
For more information about Azure blob storage, see this Microsoft article.
- IBM Cloud Object Storage
For more information about IBM cloud object storage, see this IBM article.
To back up data to object storage, you can extend a backup repository with any of the storage listed above, as described in Specify Object Storage Repository, and map a backup job to such an extended repository, as described in Specify Backup Proxy and Repository.
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