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Rubrik Joins Global .NEXT Series for 2017

Rubrik is excited to sponsor Nutanix .NEXT in Washington D.C. and .NEXT Europe in Nice, France. We’re also sponsoring the .NEXT on Tour series, which takes place in major cities worldwide. Rubrik’s strategic partnership with Nutanix began in 2015, and we’ll be showcasing our product at all of the Nutanix events.   Nutanix’s hyperconverged infrastructure […]

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Data Protection Is Not Just for Compliance

  Technology permeates all aspects of our lives in such a seamless manner that it is easy to underestimate our reliance on it. As consumers, we’ve all been inconvenienced by the words, “I’m sorry, we can’t do anything right now–our computers are down.” But for a business, this disruption is far more than an inconvenience. […]

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Rubrik approaches $100M Annual run Rate

Rubrik is on pace to becoming the fastest growing infrastructure company ever, accelerating market adoption of Cloud Data Management evidenced by 7x growth in enterprise customers. PALO ALTO, Calif., February 8, 2017 — Rubrik, the cloud data management company, today announced global annual run rate approaching $100M, representing a 7x increase in the number of Enterprise […]

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GitLab.com – Data Meltdown

    25 million dollar company GitLab.com went into meltdown recently after ineffectual backups created a huge data loss. The reason? Due to accidentally deleting a directory on the wrong server during a database replication process, the company incurred a large hit in data loss after all their back up tools failed leaving them with […]

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Ransomware hits NHS twice a month

  NHS Trusts around the UK have been attacked multiple times in the past year. According to a Freedom of Information disclosure, 28 NHS trusts had undergone ransomware attacks in 2016. So what does this mean in 2017? Ransomware ranks highly on the list of threats to the healthcare industry and this shows little sign […]

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Assured Data Protection Launches Rubrik-as-a-Service

Assured Data Protection is the first global Rubrik-centric partner with management teams and data center presence in the UK and the US. I sat down with Rob Mackle, Managing Director and Co-Founder at Assured Data Protection, to discuss how they deliver Rubrik’s Cloud Data Management platform to the market. Tell us Assured Data Protection’s story, […]

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1 Petabyte of Government data lost due to bad practice

  Every single IT engineer at the Australian Tax Office (ATO) will be frantically running around today looking to find old data backups and trying to recover from them, a thankless task. The ATO suffered an almighty hardware failure yesterday that not only knocked out their whole online portal but resulted in the loss of one petabyte of critical […]

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Advancing the power of Rubrik APIs and syslogs through “ELK” Stack

  Syslogs have long been a part of the compute, application, and network world as an historical list of the transactions performed by the platforms. The power of syslog comes in being able to track down what happened, when it happened, and who was involved. Rubrik brings this power to backup which enables advanced data […]

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Rubrik heat up their offering with Firefly

Rubrik has released the latest version of their data protection and archiving product, taking them another step forward into the enterprise backup and recovery space.   The hot new features released within FireFly include: Physical Microsoft SQL Servers – radically simplifying Microsoft SQL server protection with a single service level agreement policy engine to automate […]

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Is Tape Storage Dead? For real this time? We think so

  For the past decade tape storage has been declared dead or old technology but companies continue to use it. The number of organisations still using tape is scary especially with the ever increasing importance of data and speed of recovery.   So why is tape out of favour? The truth is more complicated and […]

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