Dave Finds

Backup Windows 10 device to Microsoft Azure Backup service

There are many backup software available to backup your Windows 10. Most of the offer on-premises backup and only a few of them offer reliable cloud backup service. Microsoft introduced backup services for Windows 10 devices in 2015. Azure Backup allows you to backup Files and Folders, and backup them to the cloud. Windows 10 client machines can now be backed up seamlessly to the cloud by Azure Backup service. Customers with machines running Windows 10 (64-bit) operating systems can protect their important file-folder data to Azure in a secure manner and restore data on any machine.

Below are the capabilities of Azure Backup: You can use Azure backup services for small environments, important devices, or machines of remote workers, which are always on the road. Azure encrypts on the on-premises client machine using AES256, and the data is sent over a secure HTTPS link. All the backup data are stored encrypted in Azure with the customer’s own key.

How to backup Windows 10 device using Azure Backup Agent:

  1. Granular backup of the files and/or folders from your machines to Azure.


  2. Customizable backup schedules with backups happening as frequently as three times a day.

  3. Efficient utilization of bandwidth by transferring incremental backup copies, a.k.a- transferring only changed data from the previous backup point.

  4. Encryption of data even before it leaves your machine boundary.

  5. Retain the backup copies at Azure for almost 99 years.

  6. Easily browse files and folders of the backup copies at Azure and restore only the desired files.

  7. Restore files from backup copies at Azure to any other machines seamlessly.


  8. Monitor all the above activities like scheduling backup times, backup, and recovery jobs in a familiar MMC console as shown below.


  9. Leverage the Azure Backup service across 17 different regions world-wide to back up files to the nearest region in your vicinity.