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Rubrik - Blog - Get Ready for Rubrik at VMworld 2017!

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Get Ready for Rubrik at VMworld 2017!

I’ve had the pleasure of attending a large swath of VMworld conferences over the years. It’s usually a hectic week in which I see many familiar faces within the virtualization community while also trying earnestly to meet new folks who want to chat about technology, career growth, or Game of Thrones. One overtone to the general chaos at VMware’s flagship event is having fun with the folks at Rubrik as we attempt to balance the joys of passing out LEGO kits with sharing knowledge on various techy bits. I’ve had the extreme pleasure of discussing Rubrik’s Cloud Data Management solution while giving back to the community in various Top 10 rated sessions such as Getting Started with PowerShell and PowerCLI for Your VMware Environment. But this year is different since I have an amazingly talented team of Technical Marketing Engineers who have blown the doors off whatever I could come up with solo! Here’s a quick rundown of where you’ll find us all during the VMworld 2017 U.S. conference. We hope to see you at our sessions, the Rubrik booth (#412), and our super slick VIP VMworld Party! Make sure to say hello, as we’ll be handing out some sticker swag and other…
Rubrik - Blog - Accelerating Your Cloud Data Management Strategy

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Accelerating Your Cloud Data Management Strategy

In my previous blog post, I responded to a Gestalt IT article by Tim Carr that reviewed the typical stages of public cloud adoption in an enterprise. In particular, I focused on Rubrik solutions such as CloudOut, CloudOn, and Cloud Cluster, which provide customers with advanced data management capabilities for each phase of their cloud adoption journey. Tim has followed up his article with a deeper look at how enterprises are approaching phase 2 and the important role that cloud data management plays in their journey. Three areas of emphasis that Tim highlights are security, management tool sprawl, and cloud lock-in. These are areas that Rubrik has thought hard and long about as part of its “clean sheet” approach to data protection and cloud data management. Security While security should always be top of mind, it’s frequently an afterthought addressed in phase 2 or beyond in the cloud journey.  But any time you consider sending data off-premises over the internet, there should be questions about securing data in transit and at rest. Rubrik provides an end-to-end solution beginning with data encrypted as it is being backed up to our Rubrik nodes. Each file is encrypted using client-side encryption prior to data…
Rubrik - Blog - Helping Customers with Their Cloud Journey

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Helping Customers with Their Cloud Journey

There was a time not so long ago when adopting the public cloud was considered too big of risk for the enterprise. Today, enterprises are seeing public cloud vendors as strategic partners and exploring new ways to leverage the innovation, agility, and scale of providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. However, enterprise use cases for the public cloud are not restricted to cloud-native workloads, as originally articulated by AWS and others, but also include more traditional and monolithic applications. As Tim Carr discussed in his recent Gestalt IT blog post, enterprise customers are embracing the public could but typically in a phased approach. Source: Can a Backup Appliance Really Help your Enterprise Cloud Strategy? – Part 2 These cloud journey phases often look like this: Phase 1: Leverage basic public cloud services that require minimal changes to current workloads or processes. Phase 2: Build out an infrastructure using public cloud resources for new workloads or for migrating existing on-premises workloads. Phase 3: Refactor applications to take advantage of public cloud scale and innovations, including more advanced public cloud services. Rubrik has built solutions into its Cloud Data Management platform focused on the needs of our customers as they…
Rubrik - Blog - Berkeley College Reduces Costs and Integrates with Microsoft Azure with Rubrik

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Berkeley College Reduces Costs and Integrates with Microsoft Azure with Rubrik

Berkeley College is a private higher education institution that provides academic programs in more than 20 career fields. Today, it has more than 8,000 students at its 9 campuses. Leonard De Botton, CIO, and Joseph Pagano, Director of Infrastructure at Berkeley College, talk about how they reduced time spent managing backup, decreased TCO by 33%, and setup data archival to Microsoft Azure with Rubrik. What challenges were you experiencing with your previous backup solution? Our previous solution wasn’t built for the cloud era. We were protecting data with old age backup when we had new age virtualized servers. Backup administration was complex and time intensive. For instance, backups could take three days on one server, were unstable, and failures occurred frequently. Additionally, replication was cumbersome and complex, requiring us to manually configure processes. Lastly, tape was highly inefficient, expensive, and time consuming. We were unable to set up public cloud with our old vendor. Why Rubrik? We needed more stability and efficiency as well as a solution that could take us to public cloud. We were looking for a solution that could backup in the time frame that we needed. We wanted to backup every 2 hours, but traditional systems…
Rubrik - Blog - The Vision Is Bright: Rubrik Named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

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The Vision Is Bright: Rubrik Named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

We are honored to announce that Gartner has named Rubrik a “Visionary” in its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. We are entering after only three years of operations in a category that hasn’t welcomed a new vendor since 2014, an unprecedented trajectory. This is a testament to our focus on innovation and customer success. Rubrik is disrupting a previously underserved industry composed of complex and brittle solutions. Rubrik Cloud Data Management was architected to dramatically simplify data management and enable new data services anytime, anywhere, regardless of infrastructure. With a $150 million bookings run rate after only eight quarters of selling, it is clear that the market demand is on our direction. We believe our modern approach has changed the way enterprise customers think about backup and recovery, and the potential of application data when it can be delivered reliably anytime, anywhere. Our solution supports all major enterprise production environments – virtual, physical, or cloud. Rubrik Alta, our ninth and most significant product release, rounds out this support with Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV, native Oracle, and SQL. The release also introduced Live Mount for SQL, a capability that has never been offered by any other solution.…

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