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Rubrik Raises $61 Million Series C Round Led by Khosla Ventures; Plans to Boost Unprecedented Sales Momentum

Rubrik, a leader in converged data management, announced a $61 million Series C investment led by Khosla Ventures with heavy participation from existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greylock Partners and angel investors.

The company also announced the world's first Cloud Data Management platform designed to protect, manage and secure data everywhere for hybrid cloud enterprises. This new funding round, which brings Rubrik's total financing to over $112 million since inception, provides a large war chest to continue rapidly scaling sales, marketing, support, and engineering to bring the benefits of cloud data management to every organization around the globe.

"As data centers are re-imagined for cloud, there's a universal need for a data management platform that can orchestrate data anywhere -- across private and public clouds. Just as Sun Microsystems ushered an era of client-server computing, Rubrik pioneers a cloud data management architecture that will fundamentally transform how enterprises manage and access their application data," explains Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures. "Rubrik's swift rise and unparalleled momentum demonstrate a massive market opportunity for such a cloud-enabled transformation."

"With organizations increasingly looking to leverage public cloud, Rubrik delivers the killer application to democratize public cloud for enterprises with an easy button to protect, manage, and secure data everywhere," says co-founder and CEO Bipul Sinha. "Our Firefly release will further accelerate cloud adoption in enterprises, and cement cloud data management as an industry standard practice."

Record Business Momentum
Since releasing the first product, Rubrik has posted record business growth with revenue doubling every quarter. 

  • Unprecedented Customer Adoption - Enterprise customers across all verticals, including numerous Fortune 500 companies, are adopting Rubrik in record numbers to leverage cloud economics.
  • Marquee Go-To-Market Partners - Rubrik's global network of partners comprise over 150 major resellers and distributors to meet cloud data management solution demand around the world.
  • Global Presence - Rubrik has expanded international offices and hired leadership teams in EMEA and APJ to respond to fast growing global market demand.
  • Technology Partner Ecosystem - Rubrik delivers joint, certified solutions with software and systems innovators such as VMware, Pure Storage, Nutanix, Tintri, Cleversafe, Cloudian, and Scality among others, as well as with cloud service providers such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure.
  • Industry Recognition - Rubrik has received numerous industry acclaims including Gartner Cool Vendor, Virtualization Review Editor's Choice, and CRN Emerging Vendor.

"We are elated by the overwhelming market demand for our innovative data management platform that marries operational simplicity with powerful policy automation and data orchestration engines at cloud scale," adds co-founder and Vice President of Engineering Arvind Jain.


Published Tuesday, August 16, 2016 4:48 PM by David Marshall
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