PALO ALTO, CA — APRIL 26, 2016Rubrik, the market leader in Converged Data Management, today announces the release of the r528, the industry’s first security enhanced Converged Data Management appliance. The new model will provide customers with the ability to deliver complete data protection, encryption at rest and in-flight, and rich data services at a global scale.

“With the amount of digital data projected to grow to 1 trillion gigabytes by 2020, and a growing trend in data breaches, it is imperative that businesses apply the highest security standards to all their data,” said co-founder and CEO Bipul Sinha. “We developed the r528 to ensure data is encrypted both in transit across a network and at rest to meet the security needs of our enterprise and public sector customers. This is the next step in Rubrik’s evolution as the leading company changing the game for data protection and recovery.”

Introducing Rubrik r528
Rubrik’s r528 appliance provides comprehensive encryption and security with the delivery of FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified hardware.  With self-encrypting HDDs and SSDs, flexible key management options, and physical tamper evidence, the r528 provides the highest level of FIPS certification in the backup and recovery industry. The r528 is a 2U appliance with two x86 nodes that protects up to 300+ TB of source data and comes pre-configured with Rubrik Converged Data Management. Customers continue to have all the benefits of the Rubrik platform, including:

  • unlimited replication,
  • policy-driven management engine,
  • recovery with near-zero RTO and elastic RPO, and
  • action-oriented reporting.

“With the release of this new device, Rubrik helps us provide responsiveness, efficiency and personal attention to our clients in line with our privacy and data strategy,” said Robert Holloway, Director of Information Services at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP. “Rubrik has disrupted the enterprise-class data management industry with end-to-end encryption packaged in easy to use, transformative and infinitely scalable solutions.”

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About Rubrik
Rubrik provides the industry’s first Converged Data Management platform for complete data protection and rich data services at a global scale. Organizations use Rubrik to deliver instant data access for on- and off-site recovery. Rubrik is built by key engineers behind Google, Facebook, VMware, and Data Domain. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, Rubrik has raised over $51 million from Greylock Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and enterprise IT luminaries, including John W. Thompson (Microsoft Chairman, Symantec Former CEO), Frank Slootman (ServiceNow CEO, Data Domain Former CEO), Dheeraj Pandey (Founder and CEO, Nutanix) and Mark Leslie (Leslie Ventures, Veritas Founding CEO).Rubrik has been named to Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2016. The company was also named  The Channel Company’s exclusive 2015 CRN® Emerging Vendors List, CRN® Top 25 Disrupters of 2015, CRN® 10 Coolest Storage Startups of 2015, and Network World’s 2015 Hot Startups to Watch. For more information, visit and follow @rubrikInc on Twitter.