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Rubrik -  - Rubrik Jumps 15 spots in the Forbes Cloud 100

Rubrik Jumps 15 spots in the Forbes Cloud 100

Rubrik is honored to be named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for the second consecutive year alongside incredibly innovative and exciting companies like Stripe, Slack, and Eventbrite. Compiled with the help of partners Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures, the 2018 Forbes Cloud 100 “profiles top-tier private companies leading the cloud technology revolution.” The evaluation process takes into account estimated valuation, operating metrics such as revenue and funding, culture, and market leadership. Judges selected and ranked companies based on “strong financials and other exceptional qualitative factors, such as unprecedented customer adoption and satisfaction.” Jumping 15 spots to land at #21, Rubrik’s business continues to grow at an unprecedented pace. Founded in 2014, we announced in January a run rate approaching $300 million and over 1,200 employees across six continents. This success is due to our customers, partners, and dedicated employees who bring an unwavering commitment to excellence to work every day. Thank you! Leading the Way Rubrik is creating the definitive data management platform for the cloud era. The shift to the cloud and resulting exponential data growth has created opportunities, and challenges, for every industry. Rubrik helps enterprises navigate this shift and transform their data management operations from an…
Rubrik -  - Back-to-Back Champions: Rubrik Wins VMworld Best of Show 2018, 2017

Back-to-Back Champions: Rubrik Wins VMworld Best of Show 2018, 2017

Rubrik is honored to have Radar, its newest Polaris application, receive two Best of VMworld 2018 U.S. awards: the Gold Award for Security and Best of Show. This marks the second year in a row that we’ve been named Best of Show, and the third year we’ve won a Gold at a VMworld conference. These awards recognize the most innovative new products in the server virtualization, cloud, and end-user computing markets. This year, a panel of industry experts evaluated 75 products in areas such as innovation, performance, ease of use and manageability, and ability to fill a market gap. Each year, the judges select one product as Best of Show, which “represents the best of the best” among the winners in previous categories. We’re humbled to be considered alongside many innovative companies and view this achievement as a testament to our leadership in the data management and security spaces. To win the Gold Award for security, Radar was weighed against many disruptive products that “monitor and protect hypervisors, cloud workloads, guest OSes and virtual networks and enforce security best practices.” The judges commented that Radar showed we “gave serious thought to security and ransomware monitoring in the data protection space.”…
Rubrik -  - Introducing Rubrik’s Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Introducing Rubrik’s Corporate Social Responsibility Program

At Rubrik, we’re committed to building a culture that empowers employees both in the workplace and beyond. We saw firsthand the benefits of giving back last year at VMworld, where we raised $15,000 for the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation. It was clear that this cause had a significant impact on employee morale and the community, and it inspired us to find a way to build philanthropy into our core values. Today, we’re excited to launch Rubrik Beyond Work (RBW), our official Corporate Social Responsibility Program. As part of this program, Rubrik will devote 1% of employee time annually to giving back. The goal is to extend our core business values to communities in need and enact positive, lasting change. Guided by Rubrik’s company values–Relentlessness, Integrity, Velocity, Excellence, and Transparency (RIVET)–we pledge to invest our people, time, and resources in activities that benefit society at large. These are the foundational goals of RBW: Make giving back a priority. Amidst our rapid growth, we are reinforcing a spirit of engagement and empathy into our institutional framework. Do our life’s best work. Rubrik is young, but we move quickly and with purpose. To fully live up to our value of “excellence,” we must…
Rubrik -  - Right Product, Right Team, Right Time: Why I Joined Rubrik

Right Product, Right Team, Right Time: Why I Joined Rubrik

During my 25 years at Cisco, the key trait that helped us stay ahead of the competition was the ability to reimagine ourselves and spot market transitions long before others saw them coming. And in today’s digital world, those market transitions are happening faster and more frequently than ever before. From farming, to manufacturing, to customer engagement – everything that we know is changing right before our eyes. The byproduct of this digital revolution is that companies are now generating data at an exponential rate. In this new world, data is a company’s most valuable asset, after their employees, of course. But companies have relied on outdated legacy technology to manage and protect that data. The result, as you might expect, isn’t pretty—it’s a cumbersome, time-consuming process that stifles innovation and keeps companies from focusing on what really matters. Rubrik co-founder and CEO Bipul Sinha saw this market transition coming. In just four years, he’s built a company on a clear path to becoming a multibillion-dollar business and one of the world’s next great enterprise technology companies. That’s why I’m thrilled to announce today that I’ve joined the Rubrik team as both a board advisor and a personal investor. The…
Rubrik -  - VMworld 2018: Rubrik Style

VMworld 2018: Rubrik Style

I first got involved with VMworld in 2015, and every year brings something new both in the depth of learning and the unique community activities. And, of course, I’ve been able to meet some great people I now call my friends. VMworld is quickly approaching, but this time, I have a different seat to watch and participate from. This is the first year I get to go as a Rubrik Technical Marketing Engineer, and to say I’m excited is a major understatement. The team has many activities planned that are sure to help anyone attending. We hope to see you at our sessions, booths, and legendary VMworld party with performances by The Roots and Run-DMC. So you don’t miss anything, here’s a quick rundown of what to expect from Rubrik at VMworld 2018: Special Events We have A LOT planned at Rubrik booths #1334 and #1474 this year. In addition to the events listed below, stop by for some fresh swag and the chance to win our daily raffle. Follow us @rubrikinc to stay up to date on all of our activities and sessions. Book Signing with Duncan Epping, Niels Hagoort, and Frank Denneman Monday, Aug 27, 5:00-6:00 pm, booth #1334…
Rubrik -  - Introducing Radar: Faster Recovery from Ransomware

Introducing Radar: Faster Recovery from Ransomware

Ransomware is on the rise, and it’s only getting smarter. Recent research shows ransomware attacks grew more than 350% annually.* To defend against attacks, many companies typically focus on building a perimeter to prevent malware from ever entering their data center. However, as malware becomes increasingly sophisticated, it’s no longer a matter of if  but when an organization will be hit by an attack. While building a perimeter is essential, preventing every threat, every time, across every surface area is a near-impossible task. In fact, 71% of organizations were hit by ransomware after it successfully bypassed their detection and prevention measures.** Once an attack breaks through your defenses, bouncing back quickly is painful. For many IT professionals, this will bring to mind long nights spent trying to detect an attack, analyze the extent of the damage, and restore quickly from backup files. Resiliency should be stronger, and recovery should be faster. The most effective strategy for defending against ransomware is a defense in depth. This approach encompasses a holistic, multi-level ransomware response strategy that incorporates both prevention measures to keep threats out and strong resiliency to minimize downtime when an attack happens. Meet Radar: Recover Faster. Stay Smarter. We’ve been…
Rubrik -  - Cloudy Explorations at Cloud Field Day 3

Cloudy Explorations at Cloud Field Day 3

As Chris Wahl wrote previously… It’s not often that I get to present to a room full of amazingly talented colleagues gathered from all around the world. But when I do, it’s typically during one of Gestalt IT’s Field Day presentations. While Rubrik has presented 5 times at Tech Field Day Events, presenting at Cloud Field Day 3 was particularly special. For the first time, we were able to host the delegates at our groovy HQ in Palo Alto. The tree outside turned out to be a great location for the Cloud Field Day 3 group photo. BUT…before the Rubrik presentations, we loved watching a brand new company launch from stealth – Droplet Computing. It brought a tear to our eyes as we remembered how we ended our own stealthy ways not even three short years ago. Chris Wahl kicked off our sessions with an introduction to Rubrik, our vision for the future, and recent announcements, including Rubrik Datos IO and the new Polaris SaaS platform. His intro helped set the stage for the upcoming presentations, which was appreciated by Tim Crawford and Scott D. Lowe. Next, we moved into a deep dive and demo of CloudOut, our long-term retention technology…
Rubrik -  - Welcome to Camp Rubrik!

Welcome to Camp Rubrik!

This year, we’re thrilled to launch Camp Rubrik, a hands-on event that goes under the hood of our platform. We’re bringing these labs to cities across N. America and Europe (for now) to offer a fresh approach to learning about Rubrik’s founding principles and underlying technology. Here’s a glimpse of what attendees can expect when they arrive to camp: Hands-On Experience Camp Rubrik allows customers and prospects to immerse themselves into our product through interactive labs. By accessing a mobile tactical suite or a remotely hosted infrastructure, participants go through the steps of creating and assigning SLA domains, leveraging Live Mount for a VM and SQL databases, and many other core use cases. The labs consist of eight sections with multiple subtasks. Once a section is completed, attendees earn an exclusive badge that may be worn proudly on their custom Camp Rubrik rucksacks! Thought Leadership Camp Rubrik isn’t just about exploring our product. We aim to create an event that explores the current and future IT landscape as enterprises onboard to the cloud. Prior to diving into our product, attendees will engage in a fireside chat with some of the best and brightest from Rubrik. We also bring in a…
Rubrik -  - Data Explosion and Fragmentation: Why We Built Polaris

Data Explosion and Fragmentation: Why We Built Polaris

At Rubrik, we’re obsessed with innovation. We thrive on solving the biggest data management challenges in an unconventional and radically simple manner. Today, we’re continuing this mission by launching Rubrik Polaris, the industry’s first SaaS platform for a new class of data management applications. As we spoke with many customers across industries, it became clear that everyone was struggling with the same massive challenge – the fragmentation of data and applications across data center and cloud. As they implement cloud-first and multi-cloud approaches, their applications and data are increasingly decentralized across disparate locations. Coupled with explosive data growth, retaining control of all their data is nearly impossible. They need an organizing principle that centralizes data access, governance, analysis, and intelligence across data centers and clouds. We created Polaris to address this challenge through a SaaS platform that allows customers to organize, orchestrate, and secure applications and data across their entire environment. Polaris delivers a unified system of record that organizes all their business applications and data. Simplicity is in our DNA, so the platform includes native search, security, and workflow orchestration — all on a global content catalogue — to make data easily discoverable and usable. Staying true to the…