13:23 uur 20-05-2016

Rubrik breidt uit naar Europa, het Midden-Oosten en Afrika en benoemt Karl Driesen tot commercieel topman EMEA

LONDEN–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Rubrik, het bedrijf in geconvergeerd databeheer, heeft vandaag zijn uitbreiding naar Europa, het Midden-Oosten en Afrika aangekondigd. Het bedrijf is qua klantenbestand snel gegroeid in Noord-Amerika en is vanaf nu actief in Europa, het Midden-Oosten en Afrika vanwege de gigantische vraag van klanten en partners. Rubriks software voor geconvergeerd databeheer ondersteunt de toepassingen uit de series r300/r500 van het bedrijf, die geautomatiseerde backups, direct herstel, onbegrensde kopieën en oneindige archivering leveren.

“Rubrik is de baanbrekende innovatie voor databescherming van de afgelopen twee decennia, en de steile groeicurve in Noord-Amerika heeft dat bewezen”, zei Bipul Sinha, medeoprichter en ceo van Rubrik. “We zijn blij dat we onze oplossing naar Europa, het Midden-Oosten en Afrika mogen brengen, met een gegroeid team en strategische distributeurs en wederverkopers.”



Rubrik Expands in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Appoints Karl Driesen as Head of EMEA Sales


LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Rubrik, the Converged Data Management Company, today announced its expansion into Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Company has experienced rapid customer growth in North America, and launched its operations in response to tremendous customer and partner demands in EMEA. Rubrik’s Converged Data Management software powers the Company’s r300/r500 Series appliances, which deliver automated backup, instant recovery, unlimited replication, and data archival at infinite scale.

“Rubrik is the game changing innovation for data protection in the last two decades, and the Company’s steep growth in North America has proven that,” said Bipul Sinha, Rubrik Co-founder and CEO. “We’re excited to bring our solution to EMEA with our growing team and our strategic distributors and reseller partners.”

The Company also announced the appointment of IT industry veteran Karl Driesen, as Head of EMEA Sales. As the former Vice President, EMEA at Palo Alto Networks, Driesen built a team of over 200 employees and a $200M business in five years. Most recently, Driesen was a Vice President with Elastica.

“I’m excited to join the Rubrik team,” said Karl Driesen, Head of EMEA Sales. “The combination of strong demand for Rubrik’s converged backup and recovery solution, and our solid EMEA distribution, reseller and support networks will enable us to make a significant impact in the marketplace.

In the last two quarters, Rubrik has:

– Hired customer account teams in the UK, Belgium, France and the Netherlands;

– Signed major European and Middle Eastern distributors such as BigTec, Commtech, and Evanssion including their partner networks;

– Certified Partner Field Engineers in the Rubrik Master Program; and

– Sold production deployments in EMEA to end user customers in the Business Services, Finance and Government verticals.

“Rubrik does everything we wanted from a solution, and works as described, insanely simple,” said Holger Sell, Manager of Corporate IT Services at Totaljobs Group (UK). “The overall support and feature set together with a clear product vision made the decision for us. I see Totaljobs Group as a company making a difference. A place that helps 60,000 people find a job every month, and a centre of excellence for innovation and product development. Rubrik’s innovative solution fits right in.”

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Rubrik was recently named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Storage Technologies.  More …

About Rubrik

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.

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