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Rubrik -  - 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 -  - Rubrik Hosts Kevin Durant at VMworld Las Vegas 2017

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Rubrik Hosts Kevin Durant at VMworld Las Vegas 2017

It has been an action-packed month for Rubrik. After only three and a half years in business, we were named a Visionary in the Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup & Recovery Solutions and reached a $150M annualized run rate. We achieved Advanced Partner Status with AWS and launched a Global Service Delivery Partner program. We’re continuing this exciting momentum at VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas, where MVP and 2017 NBA Champion Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors, will be joining Rubrik on Tuesday, August 29. Follow us on Twitter for more details: @rubrikInc. Rubrik is thankful for the strong support of our partners, customers, and community. We recently had the opportunity to invite Kevin, a noted Silicon Valley investor and philanthropist, to VMworld to learn more about the future of enterprise technology. While this is going to be an amazing experience for the VMworld community, we are also using this opportunity to raise funds for youth initiatives supported by the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation (KDCF). The KDCF works in the US and internationally to enrich the lives of at-risk youth from low-income backgrounds through educational, athletic, and social programs. All week, Rubrik will fund a free-throw…