Karinne Bessette

Information & Communications Technology

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Columbus, Ohio, United States

Karinne Bessette

Technologist, PS @Veeam

Karinne Bessette is a Technologist at Veeam on the product strategy team. This individual has a strong technical background in network and security. She is well-versed in Office 365 and Azure platforms. Her credentials include Cisco Security (CCNA) and Cisco Routing & Switching (CCNA), CompTIANetwork+, Security +, CompTIA A+, Project +, and Linux Professional Institutes Essentials, Microsoft AZ-900 and AZ-103, Veeam VMCE2019 and VMCE2020, and VMware vExpert2020. Follow Karinne on Twitter @RinBytes or @Veeam.

Current sessions

#1 Office 365 Backup: Technical Deep Dive

So you understand all the reasons you need to backup Office 365 data, and you’re ready for a deeper look at how the #1 Office 365 backup solution works?

Great! Join us for this technically focused presentation, and learn about the infrastructure components, and how simple it is to use Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 — from the early planning stage all the way to performing restores. In this presentation from Veeam: • Learn how to get deployed and all the various options available • See how to create a backup, including object selection and scheduling • Get a close look at how the recovery and eDiscovery process works


Why Office 365 Backup is Essential for Remote Workers

Microsoft Office 365 enables your enterprise to work remotely, enabling employees to stay productive and connected in the comfort and safety of their home. With a massive influx of remote workers, businesses more than ever before are storing, sharing and accessing data within Microsoft Teams, OneDrive for Business as well as Exchange and SharePoint Online, and that data needs to be protected. Learn why!

In this webinar from Veeam:
• Hear the use cases and reasons for protecting Office 365 user data
• Learn how to mitigate data loss, recover quickly and meet compliance needs
• See a demo of the #1 Office 365 backup solution - Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365


Essential Microsoft 365 security features you should be using today

With the massive shift to work at home, we have experienced over the last year, we have had to deploy many technologies faster than planned. This rush for deployment has left many gaps in our security and has unknowing left our data at greater risk. In March alone this year, 31 million Microsoft Teams users were added. With the need to rapidly deploy Microsoft 365 to get business moving again, many companies had to bypass the protection and hardening phase of deployment. This session will cover the top Microsoft 365 features you should be using today in order to protect your data.


8 Microsoft Teams Backup Facts You NEED to Know

Microsoft Teams is now the center of our productivity universe — but should you back it up? Although Teams has its own basic retention, it does not fully protect against user error or security threats, nor does it enable long-term retention for compliance or regulatory purposes.
In this presentation from Veeam, you will learn 8 important facts to help you understand the what, why and how of protecting Microsoft Teams data as part of your Office 365 backup strategy. You will also get an overview of the #1 Office 365 backup solution in market — Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365.


Azure Storage and Security Best Practices

Use Azure Storage the right way with these key best practices on security and administration. Whether it is Azure Metrics, Azure Advisor or simple visibility into Azure storage resources; these tips will help you consume and manage Azure storage better.
Using Azure Storage is a natural choice today, but the day-to-day administration of storage in the cloud is not the same as what would happen on-premises with traditional storage In this session, Azure storage expert Rick Vanover will showcase specific Azure administration and security practices for Azure storage.
The need for having some insight to best practices for using Azure storage will help ensure your data in the cloud is available, secure and ready for use. Some practical tips include how to use Azure advisor for storage accounts to ensure that day-to-day administration and changes in storage account usage do not expose new problems or vulnerabilities. Additionally, this session will show how some tools such as Azure Storage Explorer, can help manage storage accounts with ease.


Microsoft 365 common user to guru

Microsoft 365 is a powerful collaborative platform with a web of interconnecting components for everyday work life. To some, the interconnections might be obvious and a part of our daily practice to get the most out of the application suite. But to some of us, the "intuitive" nature of the platform is more allusive. This session will look at the top applications used every day, such as Outlook, Teams, OneDrive for Business, and Kiosk Access, and how to go from just using the applications to using the platform.

Basic knowledge of using Microsoft 365 applications who want to make full use of the platform.


Past and future events

South Coast Summit 2021

15 Oct 2021
Southampton, England, United Kingdom

CollabDays New England - Microsoft 365

9 Oct 2021
Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

SharePoint Saturday Live 2021

4 Sep 2021

Microsoft 365 Live 2021

2 Sep - 3 Sep 2021

A Taste of M365 Chicago!

4 Jun 2021