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Rubrik’s leadership and engineering team will walk you through what Rubrik is doing to securely recover, mobilize, and govern data everywhere. Dive into leadership principals with Wendy Bhar and John Thompson.
The Data-Forward Enterprise
Rubrik’s leadership and engineering team will walk you through what Rubrik is doing to securely recover, mobilize, and govern data everywhere. Make sure to watch this keynote live as Bipul Sinha, CEO and Co-Founder, Dan Rogers, President- GTM, Arvind Nithrakashyap, CTO, as well as many others, highlight how Rubrik’s platform will help redefine your data management strategy.
Leadership Lab with John W. Thompson
Hear from Wendy Bahr, Chief Commercial Officer at Rubrik and John W. Thompson, current Chairman of the board at Microsoft, and partner at Lightspeed Ventures. They’ll dive into leadership principals, why Rubrik’s strategy fits into where John thinks the market is headed, and how great leaders and companies manage through change and unprecedented times.
Cyber Resiliency & Compliance
Ransomware and compliance top of mind? See how Rubrik can make ransomware protection and recovery, and data compliance a breeze.
How an Immutable Architecture Combats Against Ransomware
Chris Wahl • Chief Technologist, Rubrik
Ransomware is targeting your backups – completely wiping them out or rendering them unusable. Learn how Rubrik’s uniquely immutable, secure file system natively prevents unauthorized access or deletion of backups. IT teams can quickly restore to the most recent clean state with minimal business disruption.
How to Use Rubrik to Recover from a Ransomware Attack
Attack Biswaroop Palit • VP, Product Management, Rubrik
Lucas Moody • Head of Security Innovation and Ops, Rubrik
Deciding to pay the ransom vs. recovering from backups is a decision more organizations are weighing than ever before. Recovering from a ransomware attack is time-consuming and complex. Learn how you can use Rubrik’s instant recovery, immutability, and Radar’s attack impact assessments to recover quickly.
Addressing Data Governance Imperatives with Sensitive Data Discovery
Biswaroop Palit • VP, Product Management, Rubrik
Arushi Jain • Senior Product Marketing Manager, Rubrik
Brandon Morris • System Administrator, City of Sioux Falls
As organizations grapple with more data and more regulatory compliance, a manual approach is often unsustainable – consuming valuable resources and increasing the risk of sensitive data exposure. This session will discuss how organizations can leverage Rubrik’s latest application Sonar to discover and report on sensitive data. This provides quick and easy visibility into what types of sensitive data resides where without impacting production environments. By leveraging existing Rubrik deployments, users get up and running in just a few minutes with zero additional infrastructure required.
Sharpen your Rubrik knowledge. Everything you need to know about the core platform, how it works, and best practices.
An Introduction to Rubrik for Backup Administrators, DBAs, and Architects
Patrick Haverty • Account Executive, Rubrik
Derek Kwan • Manager, Sales Engineering, Rubrik
New to Rubrik? Take 25 minutes to learn how we're modernizing backup for organizations around the world.
DBAs: Modernize Oracle Protection and Cloning with Rubrik
Nico Groh • Field CTO – Databases, EMEA, Rubrik
Rubrik for Oracle doesn’t just end with backup and recovery. Join us as we explore how Rubrik for Oracle works under the hood and deep-dive into how you can leverage automation and self-service clones to maximize the value of your Oracle backups.
The Experts' Guide to Advanced SLA Management
Anant Mahajan • Principal Product Manager, Rubrik
Mudit Malpani • Member of Technical Staff, Rubrik
Did you know that Rubrik takes a declarative approach to data lifecycle management with its novel SLA policy engine? Join us to learn how you can reduce hands-on backup management time by automating, centralizing, and managing SLA policies with advanced SLA controls.
Simplifying Data Protection with Rubrik
Siddharth Venkatesh • Senior Product Manager, Rubrik
Understanding the Rubrik environment has never been easier! Hear all the details and best practices to monitor your Rubrik environment.
Best in Class VMware Protection with Rubrik
Roman Konarev • Senior Product Manager, Rubrik
In this session you will learn how easy it is to protect your VMware Virtual Machines with Rubrik's Cloud Data Management (CDM) solution. You will also see that Rubrik is much more than just a backup solution when we talk about Continuous Data Protection, Hybrid Cloud Mobility, and Ransomware.
Operationalize Your SQL Server Backups with Rubrik
Chris Lumnah • SQL Server Solutions Architect, Rubrik
SQL Server is the top Rubrik workload among our largest customers. Come and take a look under the hood as we explore how you can leverage Rubrik APIs to address automation, migration, and the creation of self-service clones to maximize the value of your SQL backups.
Protecting the Private and Public Cloud with NetApp + Rubrik
Alan Refalo • Engineering Infrastructure CoE Leader, Analog Devices
Chris Maino • Solution Architect Manager, NetApp
Pavan Jhamnani • Sr. Manager Solutions Engineering, NetApp
Protecting the Private and Public Cloud with NetApp + Rubrik As datasets continue to grow, management of infrastructure for backup and recovery can become complex. Many organizations are now looking to public cloud services to simplify management, but they face new challenges around cost, performance, and compliance. Join us for an informative session to learn how you can simplify backup, archiving, and disaster recovery—on site or in the cloud—with NetApp® and Rubrik technology. Get real-world strategies from the experts in data management to help you optimize cost and performance at enterprise scale.
How to Implement NAS Protection at Petabyte Scale
Tony Zhou • Product Manager, Rubrik
Adam Fox • Sr. Solutions Architect, Rubrik
Come to this session to learn how Rubrik can help you modernize your NAS protection. Learn from the subject matter experts on our cloud mobility, API integrations, and other advanced controls to efficiently manage these large data sets. Learn about best practices developed by solution architects and in use by current Rubrik NAS customers.
Deep dive into Rubrik and ecosystem solutions, such as languages (SDKs), tooling integrations, and other third party systems.
Expert Seminar on Rubrik APIs
Rebecca Fitzhugh • Director, Developer Relations, Rubrik
Jaap Brasser • Developer Advocate, Rubrik
APIs unlock unlimited opportunity to extend and automate functionality across the data center and cloud. This session will delve into Rubrik's API architecture, authentication, how to explore and consume APIs, versioning, and more. Walk away with tangible examples of how Rubrik’s APIs can be used to automate data protection.
Orchestrate and Automate with Rubrik PowerShell
Jaap Brasser • Developer Advocate, Rubrik
Mike Preston • Developer Advocate, Rubrik
Using PowerShell, deep-dive into how to automate everyday tasks. You will walk away from this session with an in-depth understanding of what benefits PowerShell and the Rubrik module can bring to your organization, along with a catalog of automation workflows your operations teams can apply to their data centers today!
Learn How Pillsbury Reduced Backup Management Time by 90% with Rubrik API
Vincent Waniel • Network Engineer, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Curious how the globally-renowned law firm, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman reduced backup management time by 90%? Vincent Waniel, Network Engineer, aka the API Jedi, will explore the basics of how to work with the REST API using Powershell, and cover real-world examples of the tools he's built that's freed up time to use for more strategic initiatives.
Codify Your Environment Using Ansible and Terraform
Rebecca Fitzhugh • Director, Developer Relations, Rubrik
Matt Elliot • Developer Advocate, Rubrik
Imagine a world in which your infrastructure is provisioned and managed by a few lines of code. This session will walk through both configuration management and infrastructure as code, how to apply them to your data center, and give live demos using Rubrik’s fully robust set of APIs.
Servers are Really Heavy: How to Stop Racking and Stacking with Azure and Terraform
Paul Cradduck • Senior Cloud and DevOps Architect
This session will follow a consultant’s journey with Terraform across a number of projects and clients. You will learn fundamentals of infrastructure as code and see demos of leveraging Terraform with Azure. This will include initial setup, architecture, and a code-walk. Join Paul Cradduck to learn infrastructure as code skills that you can use regardless of what cloud of hyperscaler you use.
A call to action for Cloud era IT leaders. Learn how Rubrik can protect your cloud and power your multi-cloud journey.
How to Build a Multi-Cloud Data Strategy with Rubrik
Raja Balakrishnan • Principal Product Manager, Rubrik
Rubrik Polaris is a SaaS metadata platform that serves as a single control plane to manage and protect all your data, but it doesn’t stop there. Join us to learn how you can expand the value of your backup data to ransomware recovery, data classification, and cloud-native protection.
How University of the Pacific Overcame Cloud Migration Challenges with Rubrik
Tony Carrero • Enterprise Systems Manager, University of the Pacific
In order for the University of the Pacific to progress its cloud-first initiative, it first needed to overcome a myriad of challenges. Join Tony Carrero, Enterprise Systems Manager, as he walks through the university's journey of graduating to the cloud with Rubrik. He'll share not only how he increased operational efficiency with Rubrik’s simplicity, but also his experience archiving to AWS S3, CloudOn for DR, Polaris GPS, and Office 365 protection.
Simplify Your Journey to the Cloud With Rubrik
Vasu Murthy • VP, Product Management, Rubrik
Harshad Parekh • Member of Technical Staff, Rubrik
Many organizations have used Rubrik to reduce their cost for offsite backup, recover faster from disasters, and migrate applications to the cloud. Join us to learn how you can realize the benefits of the cloud for long-term retention, compliance, test/dev, DR, and beyond.
How to Use Rubrik to Protect All Your Cloud Workloads
Srikanth Hanumanula • Senior Product Manager, Rubrik
Data silos are here to stay – we're here to help you manage them. Attend this session to learn how Rubrik approaches cloud-native protection and how it fits into our vision for next-gen data management of hybrid and multi-cloud environments.
How to Tackle the Challenges of Protecting Office 365
Eran Carmel • Principal Product Manager, Rubrik
David Terei • Senior Staff Software Engineer, Rubrik
Protecting SaaS applications presents numerous challenges, including management complexity, slow recovery from data loss, and difficulty meeting compliance requirements. This session will look at how Rubrik addresses those challenges around Office 365, examining our current breadth of coverage and giving you insight into upcoming enhancements that lead to simpler management, better control, and a lower cost of ownership. This detailed session will include a demo.
Strategies to Minimize and Manage Your Cloud Bill
Sveta Shandilya • Head of IT Planning and Business Ops, Rubrik
Keith Jarrett • Global Lead of Cloud Financial Management, AWS
Minimizing, managing, and predicting cloud costs to deliver on the full value of cloud can be challenging. Join us as our speakers introduce cloud financial management best practices and highlight some of the lessons they have learned from embarking on their own cloud financial management journey.
Using Rubrik and Microsoft Azure to Drive the Ransomware Jerks CRAZY!
Andy Powell • Head of Infrastructure, Canterbury CC University
Karl Rautenstrauch • Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Azure
Rubrik’s CloudOut and CloudOn offer a tremendous way to create a copy of your backups in the secure and scalable worldwide Microsoft Azure data centers AND quickly recover them in Azure to save you the cost and complexity of maintaining a traditional disaster recovery site. But, did you know that with just a few clicks you can make your Azure-based environment even safer and more secure? In this session we will cover the fundamentals and best practices for using Azure with Rubrik cost effectively and securely.
What I've Learned Deploying Kubernetes in Large Enterprises
Timmy Carr • Staff Cloud Native Engineer, VMware
Kubernetes has started to make an appearance in most large enterprises. While it may not be a part of your organization today, you’re likely to see it in the future. In this session, we’ll cover what I’ve learned deploying Kubernetes in the past two years at customer sites. This session will focus on common problems organizations run into as Kubernetes takes hold and their solutions.
Workload Mobility from Zero to Any Cloud
Emad Younis • Staff Cloud Architect– HCX, VMware
Customers can be overwhelmed with the complexity of workload mobility and migration - understanding networking requirements, workload dependencies, choosing hybrid or multi-cloud destinations, and deciding if applications should be refactored - can often stall or drag out strategic cloud projects. In this session we will dive into how to create your workload mobility passport, cover key considerations when migrating workloads, and discuss tooling while earning frequent flyer miles.