Fair usage policy

Meta Backup fair use policy is to prevent fraud and abuse of the services. If use of the services exceeds the fair use limits, you may be charged accordingly. Unless otherwise documented on the quote we send you, the following fair use policy is applicable.

The policy is applied per customer instance and averages out across all servers we backup for you.

Fair Use Backup For Workstation and Server*

Fair Use Limits – Selected Size
Selected Size is equal to the amount of data on the protected computer.

Each server license adds 500GB Selected Size to the included usage
Each workstation license adds 100GB Selected Size to the included usage
Included usage is pooled across protected server/workstation data sources only

Fair Use Limits – Used Storage
Used Storage is equal to the amount of data on the remote storage after deduplication, with all available retention and archive restore points.

Each server license adds 1000GB Used Storage to the available usage
Each workstation license adds 200GB Used Storage to the available usage
Available usage is pooled across protected server/workstation data sources only

Fair Use Backup for Office 365**

Fair Use Limits — Selected Size
Selected Size is equal to the amount of protected data on the O365 domain.

Backup for Office 365 is licensed per unique user, whether that license is being used to protect an Exchange™ mailbox, a OneDrive® account, a SharePoint site, or any combination of these three.
Each user license adds 1 TB to the included usage pool per user
Available usage is pooled within a protected Office 365® tenant only, and this is a separate pool from server, workstation or documents available storage