Rubrik Alta 4.0 Takes Top Honors in the 2017 Cloud Backup/Disaster Recovery Category

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 — / – Rubrik, the Cloud Data Management Company,  announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Rubrik with a 2017 CRN Tech Innovator Award. These annual awards honor standout hardware, software or services that have helped to move the IT industry forward. In compiling the 2017 Tech Innovator Award list, CRN editors evaluated 216 products across 32 technology categories using several criteria, including technological advancements, uniqueness of features and potential to help solution providers solve end users’ IT challenges. Rubrik Alta 4.0 took top honors in the Cloud Backup/Disaster Recovery category.

Rubrik Alta 4.0 delivers the world’s first enterprise data management solution to power on any application anytime, anywhere. It delivers breakthrough application availability for key modern operating environments including: VMware, Hyper-V, AHV; physical environments such as Linux and Windows; and AWS, Azure and private clouds. For application mobility or disaster recovery, Alta offers CloudOn intelligent instantiation across data centers and clouds. Rubrik Alta offers rich support for physical or virtualized Oracle and pioneers groundbreaking Live Mount recovery capability for physical SQL.

“Rubrik re-architected backup and recovery from the ground up to manage the data explosion in a cloud-driven world. With Rubrik, enterprises can spin up applications in minutes versus hours for recovery or test/dev, while achieving 30-50% hard savings over legacy data protection products,” said Randy Schirman, vice president, worldwide channels and MSPs at Rubrik. “We are honored that Rubrik’s revolutionary approach to data management is being recognized by CRN with this award.”

“The vendors and products on CRN’s Tech Innovator list represent some of the most creative and forward-thinking achievements yet seen in the IT channel,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are honored to celebrate their ingenuity and the growth they are driving across the industry, from increased worker productivity and sales to expanded solutions for complex problems and trailblazing innovation.”

The Tech Innovator Awards will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at

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About Rubrik
Rubrik delivers instant application availability with data protection, search, analytics, archival and copy data management. Hybrid Cloud enterprises benefit from Rubrik’s market-leading Cloud Data Management platform with simplicity, instant data access, app-mobility, policy-driven automation, Ransomware protection, and analytics at scale. Rubrik has been positioned as a Visionary in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions and named to Forbes’ Next Billion Dollar Startups, Business Insider’s 51 Enterprise Startups to Bet Your Career On and LinkedIn’s Top Companies: Startups. For more information, visit and follow @rubrikInc on Twitter.

Emily Iwan
Director of Communications, Rubrik

Source: Rubrik



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