Five Reasons Why OneDrive Endpoints Need Third-party Data Protection

A Druva Whitepaper

Published May 2020

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Many organizations think that Microsoft OneDrive, an electronic file sync and share (EFSS) tool, provides “good enough” backup and restore capabilities for their enterprise data. But it’s a risky misconception. OneDrive is purpose-built for EFSS, just as third-party data protection solutions are purpose-built, from the ground up, to reliably protect all the data on a user’s endpoint device.

Relying on OneDrive for endpoint protection can expose your organization to substantial risks:

  • Jeopardy from employee turnover and insider threats
  • Threat of device loss, theft, and corruption
  • Uncertainty of accidentally losing intellectual property
  • Vulnerability to ransomware — and other malware
  • Liability of inadequate legal hold and eDiscovery capabilities, as well as regulatory compliance

For endpoint data protection, a third-party, enterprise-grade solution is essential

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