Rubrik Wins Best of VMworld 2017 Best of Show and the Gold Award for Data Protection

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 7, 2017) -

  • Leading Cloud Data Management Platform Enables Companies to Recover, Manage and Secure their Data in the Public or Private Cloud
  • Rubrik's New Alta Release Addresses All Modern Enterprise Environments, Delivering Instant Application Availability for Any App, Anywhere

Rubrik, the Cloud Data Management company, today announced that Rubrik Alta has received two Best of VMworld 2017 U.S. awards: the Gold Award for Data Protection and Best of Show.

The Best of VMworld 2017 U.S. Awards recognize the most innovative new products in the server virtualization, cloud, and end-user computing markets. An independent team of judges consisting of experts and editors from reviewed and evaluated 90 products for innovation, value, performance, reliability, and ease of use.

Judges for the data protection category commented that Rubrik Alta is "the perfect complement to hyper-converged infrastructure." Alta, the company's ninth and most significant product release to date, delivers the world's first enterprise data management solution to power on any application anytime, anywhere. Rubrik has successfully enabled enterprise and government customers worldwide to address challenges from digital transformation to cybersecurity threats such as Ransomware. 

"We are honored to receive the Best of VMworld 2017 Gold Award in the Data Protection category in addition to the 'Best of Show' award recognizing our technology leadership and product excellence," said Arvind Nithrakashyap, co-founder & CTO, Rubrik. "Forward-thinking enterprises are seeking a data management solution that is fast, cost-effective and offers consumer-grade simplicity. With Rubrik, enterprises can spin up applications in minutes versus hours to days for recovery or test/dev and achieve 30-50% hard savings over legacy data protection products."

Alta rounds out Rubrik's support for the enterprise, delivering 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 was recently named an Advanced tier Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network and has been positioned in the "Visionaries" quadrant of Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions.

Rubrik Alta is available through the company's global partner network.


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 named to Gartner's Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies 2016. The company has been recognized by Forbes on the Cloud 100 and as a Next Billion Dollar Startup. For more information, visit and follow @rubrikInc on Twitter.