Licensing

Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft 365 provides you with 2 license models: Variable License Model and Fixed License Model. You can purchase a license through authorized Veeam partners or in Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

License Model

User Management

Backup Management

Billing

Fixed License Model

Provides a fixed number of licenses. You must add new users manually.

Backups are managed by Veeam.

The monthly cost is a fixed amount.

Variable License Model

Applies to the entire Microsoft 365 organization, and all users are included in the backup scope. Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft 365 can automatically add new users who join your Microsoft 365 organization to the backup scope.

You can manage your backups yourself (for example, create new backup jobs, edit, disable or delete existing backup jobs).

Billing is based on monthly consumption or overages for annual or multi-year contracts.

Switching License Model

You can switch the license model during the onboarding period or anytime later.

To switch the license model, take the following steps:

  1. Log in to Veeam Data Cloud for Microsoft 365 with an administrator account.
  2. In the main menu, click Settings.
  3. In the Settings menu, click Billing.
  4. On the Billing page, open the Licenses tab.
  5. Select your preferred license model.
  • Switch to limited backup for Fixed License Model

Switch to Limited Backup

  • Switch to full organisation backup for Variable License Model

Switch to Full Organisation Backup

  1. In the Switch license model window, click Change Licence to finish the license model switch.