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Rubrik -  - FORWARD Digital Summit Recap: Our Most Popular Sessions

FORWARD Digital Summit Recap: Our Most Popular Sessions

Rubrik recently launched FORWARD Digital Summit, our first-ever user conference that we hosted through an interactive, fully-digital experience. With over 8,000 global data management professionals attending, FORWARD delivered a variety of intense technical and industry-focused content from our users and leading technologists. I was especially excited to be part of our product announcement demo, which showcased our latest Polaris offerings for O365 OneDrive, Google Cloud, and AWS RDS. You can check out my cameo here. These sessions are now available on-demand to anyone and are split up into four distinct tracks. But there’s a lot of content to sift through–over 25 breakout sessions and keynotes to be exact. So, here’s a rundown of our most popular talks—and a few honorable mentions: An Introduction to Rubrik for Backup Administrators, DBAs and Architects  This 12-minute walkthrough was the most attended session at FORWARD and offers a preview into our product and capabilities for those new to Rubrik. Whether you’re a backup admin or cloud architect, see how Rubrik’s policy-driven approach to data protection can drive automated backup and recovery, seamless migration to the cloud, and massive amounts of time and cost savings.  Expert Seminar on Rubrik APIs I led this session with…
Rubrik -  - FORWARD Digital Summit: Highlights & New Innovations for the Data-Forward Enterprise

FORWARD Digital Summit: Highlights & New Innovations for the Data-Forward Enterprise

Today, we launched FORWARD Digital Summit, the premier Cloud Data Management conference reimagined as an interactive, fully-virtual experience. Almost 8,000 global data management professionals joined FORWARD, where they dove into our latest product innovations, gained insight into how backup data can be leveraged to manage enterprise risk, and heard from the boldest thinkers as we all tread through uncharted waters in today’s market. We were especially humbled to feature speakers from our customers, including Allstate, The Home Depot, Analog Devices, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, University of the Pacific, Canterbury Christ Church University, University of Reading, and City of Sioux Falls. The event delivered keynotes and 29 breakout sessions from our leadership team, end users, and industry experts, which we’ll be offering on-demand. There’s a lot to navigate through, so here are the top highlights from FORWARD: Welcome to the World of the Data-Forward Enterprise Our CEO and co-founder Bipul Sinha introduced the foundational purpose of the Rubrik platform. As he simply put it: “Data is eating the world.” Within 10 years, 50 billion connected devices will generate over 175 zettabytes of data. This coupled with changing everyday needs (think data compliance, governance, security, mobility–all at massive scale) ushers in the…
Rubrik -  - Know Before You Go: FORWARD Digital Summit

Know Before You Go: FORWARD Digital Summit

The Cloud Data Management conference of the year, FORWARD Digital Summit, is quickly approaching. We are excited to share ways in which you can maximize your time during the event. Step One: Register Register for FORWARD Digital Summit if you have not done so already and mark your calendar. The one-day conference will begin May 11th at 8:00 AM PST | 5:00 PM CEST.  Once registered, you may sign up for sessions and build out your custom schedule. You will receive an access link via email for each session you sign up for.    Step Two: Build Your Agenda View the agenda for details on keynotes from our CEO Bipul Sinha, Microsoft Chairman John Thompson, and creator & host of Netflix’s The Patriot Act Hasan Minhaj, as well as the 27 breakout sessions we have to offer. Once registered, use our Session Builder to build your agenda. The FORWARD Digital Summit agenda sessions are broken into four distinct tracks:  Cloud: Whether you’re in the early stages of moving your on-prem workloads to the cloud or a cloud veteran looking to get a fresh perspective on the future of multi-cloud ecosystems, this track will help you prepare for the next stage of…
Rubrik -  - Rubrik Professional Services Partner Specialization Offers New Opportunities for Velocity Partners

Rubrik Professional Services Partner Specialization Offers New Opportunities for Velocity Partners

Rubrik customers are looking to their solution providers to recommend best-in-class cloud data management solutions, as well as to provide the expertise to configure, install, and integrate those solutions effectively into their environment. In response to this growing demand, Rubrik continues to make significant investments to better equip and enable our partners to build and deliver professional services around Rubrik solutions. Today, I’m excited to announce enhancements to the Velocity Partner Program, offering our services-oriented partners the opportunity to further differentiate their business through a Rubrik Professional Services Partner (RPSP) Specialization.  The RPSP Specialization enables Select and Elite Velocity partners to deepen their services capabilities and margin-rich services revenue opportunities by delivering value-add services for Rubrik solutions. The specialization is a demonstration of Rubrik’s commitment to the success of our partners and desire to scale professional services delivery through the channel. This specialization offers a major differentiator for partners that are making investments in their professional services practice and technical proficiency. With the RPSP Specialization, partners will be uniquely equipped to evolve their Rubrik services beyond installation and configuration  to increase customer satisfaction and deepen customer relationships. To help deliver these services, RPSP specialized partners will receive exclusive services delivery…
Rubrik -  - Sessions at FORWARD Digital Summit for Every Stage of Your Cloud Journey

Sessions at FORWARD Digital Summit for Every Stage of Your Cloud Journey

FORWARD Digital Summit, a fully-virtual experience on May 11, features a number of technical sessions from the cloud era’s boldest thinkers and technologists. As forward-thinking enterprises have moved to the cloud over the years, we find customers at various points in their journey –  from those balancing hundreds of workloads in complex, multi-cloud environments to those who are just now laying the groundwork for cloud mobility. No matter where you are in your multi-cloud journey, the FORWARD Digital Summit has a session for you: You: Curious about the first steps your organization can take to mobilize to the cloud The session: Workload Mobility from Zero to Any Cloud Customers can be overwhelmed with the complexity of workload mobility and migration – understanding networking requirements, workload dependencies, choosing hybrid or multi-cloud destinations, and deciding if applications should be refactored can often stall or drag out strategic cloud projects. In this session, Emad Younis, Staff Cloud Architect at VMware, will dive into how to create your workload mobility passport, key considerations when migrating workloads, and leveraging tooling. You: Trying to unify management across a hybrid or multi-cloud environment. The session: How to Use Rubrik to Protect All of Your Cloud Workloads [Register…
Rubrik -  - Our Response to Commvault’s Pending Lawsuit

Our Response to Commvault’s Pending Lawsuit

As you may have heard, Commvault filed lawsuits alleging patent infringement against Rubrik and Cohesity. Since our inception, Rubrik has been recognized as a market-leading visionary that upended a large, stagnant backup and recovery market once ruled by legacy vendors. As market adoption of new technologies gains momentum, legacy vendors often resort to lawsuits to suppress the originators of innovation. We believe there is no merit to this complaint, and we will always vigorously defend our innovation, patents, and technology. Most importantly, we remain focused on continuing to develop cutting-edge solutions for our customers highlighting our technology differentiation: Simple, policy-driven data management to deliver significant cost savings and operational efficiencies Modern, cloud-native architecture to accelerate cloud adoption Unique immutable backups to provide cyber-resiliency against ransomware API first platform to drive automation and self-service for all your data operations Our business has been experiencing record growth with our award-winning platform, fueled by strong enterprise and government demand. We’ve been recognized as a Forbes Cloud 100 Company, a LinkedIn Top 25 Company, 8X best of VMWorld winner, and Forrester Wave Leader. In February, we announced:  Over 2,500 enterprises and governments around the globe rely on our market-leading Cloud Data Management solution. An…
Rubrik -  - Straight from the Users: Customer Sessions at FORWARD Digital Summit

Straight from the Users: Customer Sessions at FORWARD Digital Summit

FORWARD Digital Summit, a fully-virtual experience on May 11, will feature rich sessions from some of today’s boldest thinkers and technologists. We feel lucky to call many of our customers thought leaders and know they provide deep insight into top-of-mind IT trends and challenges. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that four of the sessions at FORWARD Digital Summit will be with our own customers! Attendees of these sessions will have the opportunity to hear directly from our customers and deep dive into a variety of topics–from API-driven automation to data protection in the cloud–across multiple tracks. To help jumpstart your agenda planning for FORWARD Digital Summit, here’s a breakdown of what’s in store: How The Home Depot Manages a Large-Scale Rubrik Deployment The Home Depot, America’s largest home improvement retailer, automated 4,300+ Rubrik Edge appliances to be deployed across 2,200 stores, including the push of the image, registration of the device, and configuration of each appliance, in just 5 weeks with a 98.5% success rate. The key to success? Automation. In this session, hear from BB Laycock (Lead Systems Engineer) and Eric Alba (Sr. Systems Engineer) on how The Home Depot leverages Rubrik’s API-first architecture to accelerate business agility…
Rubrik -  - FORWARD Digital Summit Sessions Now Live: What to Expect

FORWARD Digital Summit Sessions Now Live: What to Expect

FORWARD Digital Summit is weeks away, and we’re thrilled by the enthusiasm our customers, partners, and community have shown about the event! A fully-virtual experience, FORWARD Digital Summit will take place on May 11th and deliver a full program of thought-provoking keynotes, breakout sessions and demos, and opportunities to connect with peers. The event will feature a variety of industry veterans, groundbreaking technologists, leading innovators who will share insights into everything from Rubrik’s vision to entrepreneurship and leadership principles.  To complement these activities, we’re hosting a variety of sessions focused on navigating the changing data protection landscape. Led by internal and external experts, these sessions dive into the most-talked-about IT topics, data management use cases, and the future of multi-cloud. To help you plan your agenda (builder coming soon!), we’ve broken down sessions into four key categories:  Core Platform Organizations interested in Rubrik and customers looking to sharpen their Rubrik knowledge will enjoy these employee- and customer-led sessions that go under the hood of the core platform, dive into best practices, and showcase new use cases. Sessions include: How The Home Depot Manages a Large-Scale Rubrik Deployment: The Home Depot, one of our largest customers, automated Rubrik Edge to be…
Rubrik -  - Rubrik FORWARD 2020 Update

Rubrik FORWARD 2020 Update

Over the last several weeks, we have been closely monitoring the developments around the coronavirus (COVID-19). Like many organizations, our priority is for the safety and wellbeing of our customers, partners, employees, and community. In response to customer input and the guidelines set out by the CDC, Rubrik FORWARD, our inaugural user conference set to take place in Chicago on May 11-13th, will be reimagined as a fully digital experience.   We are excited to announce FORWARD Digital Summit – the Cloud Data Management conference of the year. Now a fully virtual event, FORWARD Digital Summit will take place on May 11th and deliver a full program of:  Inspiration: Thought-provoking keynotes by Hasan Minhaj, Bipul Sinha, John W. Thompson, and more. Education: Compelling breakout sessions and product demos led by customers and industry experts that go under the hood of Rubrik, guide you through a journey to multi-cloud, deep dive into Rubrik ecosystem solutions and integrations, and show how to make cyber resiliency and compliance a breeze.  Connection: Community engagement with industry experts and interactive forums that allow you to connect directly with peers and other thought leaders. The opportunity to redefine this event has allowed us to reflect on what…