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Rubrik -  - Backup Wars: The Dawn of Next-Generation Data Protection

Backup Wars: The Dawn of Next-Generation Data Protection

Update: New Backup Wars video out on Episode IV: Star Wars – Backup Wars Edition. Click here! Some of you may have witnessed the epic battle between Batman and Superman last weekend. Well, we leave the interpretation of “epic” to you. Today, we are showing you a battle that is not in theatres. In honor of World Backup Day, we bring back your favorite superhero in data protection, Mr. Awesome Backup, in “Backup Wars.” In the world of backup and recovery, Mr. Awesome Backup ends the drought and restores innovation to defeat Mr. Flakey Backup. Jokes aside, battling the woes of legacy architecture is exhausting. Given the rapid adoption of virtualization and large data growth, organizations struggle to access, retrieve, and recover all this data. Legacy systems implement incremental improvements, but these Band-Aids are not enough when the underlying architecture is broken. You deserve a next-generation solution that provides consistent performance and simplifies management of backup and recovery. This is what Rubrik represents – a new school approach that eliminates traditional backup software by providing a converged data management platform that is intelligent, simple, and fast. Rubrik unifies hardware and software components complete with a state-of-the-art user experience and scale-out…
Rubrik -  - Just Backup and Chill with a No More Flaky Backups Kit

Just Backup and Chill with a No More Flaky Backups Kit

Next-generation solutions are cutting a wide swath through the modern data center because they fundamentally pivot how we think about and execute upon technology. At Rubrik, we’ve set pinpoint focus on making the world of data protection – backup and restores, disaster recovery, and searchable archives – as simple and intuitive as possible. This means abandoning the legacy architecture approaches that only bring incremental improvements to the table, and instead creating a new, ground-up solution that encompasses a scale-out design, convergence between software and hardware, and a breathtaking user experience. Quite simply, you deserve a platform that has abstracted away all of the imperative muck that surrounds typical backup jobs. If your data protection platform is designed to be intelligent, it can be fed declarative statements into a policy engine and do the remaining work on your behalf. This is how Rubrik operates, and it paves the way for bringing performance, testability, and reliability to your end-to-end protection plans. In the spirit of creating something fun to demonstrate this point, the team has created a video entitled Just Backup and Chill to showcase the frustrations encountered with legacy backup infrastructure. If this strikes a chord with you, share the link with a…
Rubrik -  - Score Sweet Swag at the vBrownBag End-Of-Year Community Giveaway

Score Sweet Swag at the vBrownBag End-Of-Year Community Giveaway

Heads up! The fine folks over at vBrownBag, an excellent long-running resource for community education and collaboration, are running their annual End-Of-Year Community Give Away. The 2015 edition is raising the bar with a lot of snazzy swag for you to score. And guess what? I’ve tossed in five sets of additional goodies on behalf of Rubrik! Here’s what you can take home: Signed copies of Networking for VMware Administrators, with royalties being donated to the Alzheimer’s Association charity! LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon building kits.
Rubrik -  - Rubric for Building Rubrik

Rubric for Building Rubrik

“Heroes get remembered, but legends never die,” Babe Ruth famously said. When we came together to form Rubrik, we envisioned creating a long-lasting, successful company. Company building for the long haul entails examining and designing every aspect of the business carefully. Delivering great products is only half the equation. How we achieve it is equally, if not more, important. A Fresh Perspective Innovation is the reason for our existence. We are fanatical about making our customers’ lives better by building game-changing products. Achieving user delight through simplicity makes our world go round. We identify core issues, and use a fresh new approach to solve these problems. Case in point: our engineers come mostly from the consumer world (Facebook, Google) and use these learnings to solve deep enterprise infrastructure problems. We care more about capability than experience. Enduring Institution We are building an institution that is meritocratic, risk-taking, and transparent. Our team is a melting pot of diverse talents, experience, and culture. Lunch at Rubrik is like a big, noisy Sunday family dinner—everybody eats together. We foster collaboration and facilitate communication by sharing an open workspace and using tools like Slack. Design Orientation Design is core to our DNA. This goes…