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Rubrik is a privately held cloud data management company headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. Rubrik offers a data management platform for enterprises in private, public, and hybrid cloud environments.[1]



Rubrik was founded in 2014 by Bipul Sinha, Arvind Jain, Soham Mazumdar, and Arvind Nithrakashyap.[2] It raised $10 million in March 2015,[3] followed by a $41 million round that same May. In August 2016, Rubrik raised an additional $61 million in funding led by Khosla Ventures.[4] Bipul Sinha, who is Founding Investor at Nutanix and a partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, currently serves as CEO.

In 2015, Rubrik launched with its r300 series appliances, called "Briks", in two configurations for VMware environments. The appliance includes a console from which users can manage and monitor their data.[5] In April 2016, it launched its r528 Brik, which is FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified.[6]

In April 2016, the company released their Cloud Data Management platform with Rubrik Firefly, which extended capabilities to physical SQL and Linux environments, and with Rubrik Edge, a software appliance that extended protection to remote and branch offices. The release also included a software upgrade to utilize erasure coding.[7][8]


Rubrik was a winner of the 2015 Virtualization Review Editor's Choice Awards.[9] In 2016, Rubrik was named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Storage Technologies.[10] Rubrik won “Best security or data protection project” for Best of VMworld Europe User Awards 2016.[11] In October 2016, Rubrik was selected as one of 25 “Next Billion-Dollar Startups” by Forbes.[12]


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  8. "Rubrik Firefly - Now with physical, edge, and moar cloud!". 2016-08-16. 
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  11. "TechTarget’s Announces “Best of VMworld” 2016 Award Winners - TechTarget" (in en-US). TechTarget. 
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