Rubrik Helps Leading Transportation Equipment Manufacturer Wabash National Simplify Data Protection
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 16, 2016 — Rubrik, the Converged Data Management company, announced today that Wabash National, North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems (NYSE: WNC), has deployed Rubrik’s Converged Data Management appliance as part of its overall IT infrastructure. This deployment allows Wabash’s IT team to deliver automated backup, instant recovery, and archival for their production environment.
“Rubrik represents simplicity and ease of management,” said Steve Bunch, Server and Storage Manager at Wabash National. “Its next-generation converged backup platform has allowed us to compress a complicated set of backup solutions into a single fabric that easily scales with our business.”
“Rubrik has become our trusted platform to deliver backup and recovery for our mission critical workloads,” Bunch added. “We have achieved hard savings of $12K annually in backup storage costs alone and dramatic operational savings by applying a policy-driven approach to managing our backup infrastructure. With Rubrik, we are able to unlock public cloud as a cost-effective and intelligent resource for archival.”
“Wabash’s best-in-class transportation equipment plays a central role in helping the country’s largest trucking fleets operate more efficiently,” said Bipul Sinha, co-founder and CEO, Rubrik. “By deploying our Converged Data Management solution, Wabash National provides reliable, instant access to data while reducing the operational complexity of data protection.”
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Rubrik provides the industry’s first Converged Data Management appliance, delivering automated backup, instant recovery, unlimited replication, and data archival at infinite scale. 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), and Mark Leslie (Leslie Ventures, Veritas Founding CEO). Rubrik has been named to Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2016. For more information, visit http://www.rubrik.com and follow @rubrikInc on Twitter.
About Wabash National
Headquartered in Lafayette, Indiana, Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems. Established in 1985, the company manufactures a diverse range of products including: dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, truck-mounted tanks, intermodal equipment, aircraft refueling equipment, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment. Its innovative products are sold under the following brand names: Wabash National®, Beall®, Benson®, Brenner® Tank, Bulk Tank International, DuraPlate®, Extract Technology®, Garsite, Progress Tank, Transcraft®, Walker Engineered Products, and Walker Transport.