How Do I Purchase and Configure Datto SaaS Protection for Office 365 in Canada, ANZ, and APAC?



How do I buy, authorize, and set up Datto SaaS Protection for Office 365 in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia-Pacific?


  • Datto SaaS Protection for O365


As a Canada, APAC, or ANZ-based Datto partner, you are responsible for initiating the purchase of Backupify for Office 365 for your local business clients, handling the quote, and accepting the added costs to your monthly expenses from Datto. Since you are providing Partner-managed Backupify services, you will also be responsible for authorizations and all of the user configurations.
To ensure the best onboarding experience, Datto recommends using the Chrome or Firefox browsers with Datto SaaS Protection.


Log into the partner portal at

Figure 1: Login to the Partner Portal (click to enlarge)

Access the Datto Store from the drop-down menu:

Figure 2: Accessing the Datto Store from the Partner Portal (click to enlarge)

Select SaaS Protection. You will be redirected to the Datto SaaS Protection registration page. 

Figure 3: Select SaaS Protection (click to enlarge)

When offered, select Purchase new SaaS Protection O365.

Figure 4: Select O365 (click to enlarge)

Enter the user account details. Be sure to use an email address you have not used for a previous client.

Figure 5: Enter user account details (click to enlarge)

A confirmation code will be sent to your email. Copy and paste the code into the user account screen and click confirm.

Figure 6:
enter confirmation code (click to enlarge)

Log in with the email and password you created. 

Figure 7: Login with the new username and password (click to enlarge)

Authenticate the account. Make sure you are entering in global admin user credentials in your client’s O365 environment. For authentication purposes, make sure there is an assigned exchange license.

Figure 8: Authenticate the account. (click to enlarge)

Click continue to proceed to the Onboarding Wizard. 

Figure 9: Continue to the Onboarding Wizard (click to enlarge)

Choose the appropriate storage location.

Figure 10: Choose the storage location (click to enlarge)

Setup is complete. You can now add users to the backup. 

Figure 11: Completed setup (click to enlarge)

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