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Rubrik - Blog - Stora Enso Leverages Rubrik Edge for Simple Data Management Across All Environments

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Stora Enso Leverages Rubrik Edge for Simple Data Management Across All Environments

Stora Enso, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions, and paper on global markets. Benny T’Jaeckx, IT System Engineer at Stora Enso, discusses how his team leverages Rubrik at the company’s mill in Langerbrugge, Ghent for policy-driven management across all environments. Tell me about Stora Enso Langerbrugge and your role. Stora Enso Langerbrugge is a leading sustainable newsprint and magazine paper manufacturer that produces 540,000 tons of paper annually. My team supports five sales offices and three production units across the UK, Belgium, and France. So, we need a reliable data management solution for both our local and remote offices. Our environment consists of 189 VMs, as well as several physical SQL servers. Since we support eight locations across three countries, it is imperative that we have visibility into all our data and speed of recovery to ensure operational continuity across all our environments. What challenges were you facing with your previous solution? The biggest problem we faced was our lack of a data management solution for our remote environments. We have over seven remote offices and were previously relying on tape for backups. This manual process was complex, time-consuming, and…
Rubrik - Blog - FranceTV Publicité Accelerates Hybrid Cloud with Data Management Built for Security

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FranceTV Publicité Accelerates Hybrid Cloud with Data Management Built for Security

Pascal Moulin, CTO of FranceTV Publicité, discusses the challenges of a legacy approach, why they chose Rubrik, and moving towards a hybrid cloud strategy with Rubrik. Tell me about FranceTV Publicité and your overall IT strategy. FranceTV Publicité is France Télévisions’s advertising network, accounting for 27.6% of PdA TV in France. France Télévisions is one of the world’s largest media brands with an average of 32.5 million viewers a day and a digital audience of 26.5 million of monthly unique visitors. We manage the advertising space of nearly 30 television channels. As the CTO, I am responsible for the IT and broadcasting infrastructure. Our IT infrastructure is critical to France Télévisions’s advertising and broadcasting operations. To ensure our systems run smoothly, we need a data management solution that is fast and reliable. Rubrik delivers that speed and modernizes our IT infrastructure. What challenges were you experiencing with your legacy solution? We had a traditional legacy backup solution consisting of multiple components such as software, hardware, and tape. It was very complex to manage, and restores were difficult and time consuming. It was also not secure since our data was not encrypted. Overall, one of our key objectives was to refresh…
Rubrik - Blog - VMworld 2017: A Tale of Two Cities

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VMworld 2017: A Tale of Two Cities

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the Rubrik team. We’ve experienced the bright lights and excitement of Las Vegas and the historic architecture and rich culture of Barcelona. While VMworld US and VMworld Europe may have had different backdrops, and over 9,000 km of distance between them, their atmosphere was equally as inspiring. As VMware has been integral to our solution from the get go, VMworld is always an exciting time for us. This year was no exception. There were surprise announcements, thought provoking keynote speeches, intriguing breakout sessions, and unforgettable parties. VMworld 2017 has been a stage of innovation for the cloud generation, from its essential role in digital transformation to the technologies that make it secure. An unavoidable theme this year was ‘change’. We’re in a digital period of accelerated transformation, which is – as far as anyone can guess – set to continue. From the very first keynote speech in Las Vegas to the closing sessions in Barcelona, themes of cloud, mobility, networking, and security reigned supreme. After all, they are the topics reshaping all industries at the moment. The opening keynotes, in both Las Vegas and Barcelona, addressed this overarching theme of change, referencing…
Rubrik - Blog - Ready for Microsoft Azure Stack? Rubrik Is!

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Ready for Microsoft Azure Stack? Rubrik Is!

Today, a developer that enjoys the robust features and ease-of-use of public clouds is often constrained by the lack of comparable services in most private cloud solutions. Likewise, cloud operators who develop workflows for managing their public cloud infrastructure find they must create new workflows to manage their private cloud environment due to incompatible tooling and APIs. To address this gap, Microsoft created Azure Stack, which provides public cloud capabilities inside a user’s data center. What Is Azure Stack? Unlike most vendors, Microsoft didn’t attempt to create a private cloud platform that was compatible with public cloud. Instead, they built Azure Stack by instantiating Azure in a private cloud form factor as an extension of its public cloud. The best way to think about Azure Stack is as an on-premises extension of an Azure Cloud subscriptions. Microsoft’s goal with Azure Stack is to give users the same experience and capabilities as Azure Cloud, with common services, APIs, and interfaces. Source: White Paper – Azure Stack: An extension of Azure – 2017 In his blog post comparing Azure Stack with VMware Cloud on AWS, Massimo Re Ferre’ phrases it well when explaining that Microsoft “looked at it from the application architecture and…
Rubrik - Blog - Choose Your Cloud: Rubrik Enhances Multi-cloud Management

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Choose Your Cloud: Rubrik Enhances Multi-cloud Management

At Rubrik, we are focused on architecting a complete enterprise data management platform from data center to cloud. The Rubrik Alta 4.0 release furthered this vision by rounding out support for the key modern physical and virtual environments in the enterprise with Microsoft Hyper-V and Nutanix AHV support, instant recovery for SQL Server, native Oracle data management, and CloudOn instantiation services for AWS. Today, we are excited to announce Rubrik Alta 4.1, our tenth product release in three years. The release completes support for all major public cloud providers with Google Cloud Platform and expands CloudOn instantiation services to Azure. Here are the key highlights of Alta 4.1: Server-less test/dev and DR on Microsoft Azure With Alta 4.1, Rubrik CloudOn instantiation services now support both AWS and Azure. Enterprises can now instantiate VMs in Azure (in addition to 4.0 CloudOn support for AWS) through a “server-less” conversion of VMs to cloud instances for cost-efficient disaster recovery and test/development. CloudOn instantiation lowers costs of such use cases by utilizing cloud services only when needed. Enterprises can now mobilize apps across data center to cloud. Manage all Microsoft apps on one platform Rubrik provides a single platform to manage your entire Microsoft…

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