Backup365 Deep Dive – it’s Australian for Microsoft Backup!

Through November Manage Protect Managing Director Andrew Johnson and Backup365 CTO Paul Colby presented in a series of webinars to discuss Backup365 with Manage Protect partners. During the well-attended online sessions, Paul and Andrew shared some of the latest features which are about to be released, as well as discussed plans and ideas for 2021. Especially interesting was the chance to explore Backup365’s new portal and take a deep dive…

Beware! Your Google Drive Trash items automatically trashed after 30 days

G-Suite customers BEWARE! Effective from the 13th October 2020, Google tells us every item in a user’s Trash folder will be permanently deleted after just thirty days (that 30 day mark is coming up quite soon). Previously, files were only permanently deleted after a user manually emptied their Trash folders with these ‘deleted’ being maintained indefinitely. This change matches the policies of other G Suite products and services, such as…

So what is email spoofing?

Simply put, what better way to phish a user than make it look like it’s not phishing? If you can convince a user that the email is legit, they’ll be more likely to click. Better yet—make it look like it’s coming from someone they know and trust. Of course they’ll click! Enter Email Spoofing. With email being at the heart of everything we do online, the easier you can make…

MPmail Update (July 2020)

Manage Protect started in 2008 with one service: MPmail. Providing perimeter-based security, designed and built for MSPs, to manage and protect Australian businesses from email spam, virus and content threats. We selected a cloud based, multi-tenant solution that was designed for MSPs and we introduced this technology under our brand of MPmail! Since 2008, we have worked closely with MSPs to find the best cloud technology solutions to meet their…

Backup365: Open Authentication

Towards the end of August, Backup365 introduced some changes to the way we authorise our service to your Office 365 tenant. To date we have used a global impersonation account to access and backup mailboxes. As of last month, we have upgraded all new services to using OAuth or Modern authentication to provide token based app authentication for access to mailboxes with the purpose of backup. We have made this…

Workplace 2019.4 Service Update

Release Notes We’re pleased to announce the release of Workplace Server 8.1.0.56, Workplace Desktop for Windows 8.1.0.56, and Workplace Desktop for Mac 8.1.0.103, which include the following changes and issue resolutions: Changes Full Disk Access for MacOS Mojave A new security feature called Full Disk Access was introduced with MacOS Mojave. In order for Workplace Desktop for Mac backups to work properly in MacOS Mojave or later, you must enable Full Disk Access. To learn how,…

MPmail HTML Control Panel

A highly requested update, the MPmail Control Panel is beginning its transition to HTML from its current flash portal. In preparation for this change, Manage Protect would like to offer our partners early access to this new portal. While currently in beta, the new Control Panel is available for you to take a look at https://mpmail.com.au  For a user to be able to login to the HTML Control Panel, the user…

The Future of Workplace

After more than a decade as a leading cloud solution, the Soonr Pro and Soonr Enterprise cloud file sharing services are turning end of life, completing the transition from Soonr to now Datto Workplace that began in 2016. As you may have already heard from your Partner Manager, on the 1st of December, all legacy Soonr users will be converted to the new Workplace plans. As shown below, the “metered”…

Backup365 Update: August 2019

The Backup365 development team have been hard at work creating the next wave of UI improvements. Earlier this week we rolled out an update to converge, our single-pane-of-glass provisioning and management portal to allow our partners to self-provision Backup365 for SharePoint and OneDrive. Here is how it currently looks in converge.mp: Onboarding and reporting configuration can be found within the ‘Services’ tab as shown above. Select the service you would…