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African organisations to benefit from Rubrik’s integration with Pure Storage; solution delivers integrated hybrid cloud functionality, simplicity and performance across all environments

 

JOHANNESBURG - 17 July 2017 - Rubrik, the Cloud Data Management company, has announced its data protection solution for Pure Storage FlashBlade, along with new integration between Rubrik’s Cloud Data Management Products and Pure Storage’s FlashArray//M. With this new collaboration, customers can achieve simplicity, performance and integrated data management across hybrid cloud environments. “We are pleased to lead the market with our data protection solution for FlashBlade. Finally, customers can achieve unparalleled simplicity, performance and scalability across their environment with Pure and Rubrik,” says Bipul Sinha, founder and CEO of Rubrik. “Our integration truly ties together Pure’s performance and manageability, to Rubrik’s cloud native data fabric, making data more agile across hybrid cloud environments.”

Rubrik Cloud Data Management integration across Pure Storage’s FlashArray//M and FlashBlade, delivers high performance backups without compromising application consistency, granularity, or cloud mobility. Customers using Rubrik and Pure will receive numerous valuable benefits, including deployments in under one hour versus weeks, and management across a data fabric that spans on-premises and cloud.”

Further benefits include:

  • Unrivalled performance with near zero latency and significantly reduces VM stuns;
  • Seamless scalability;
  • Powerful onboard reporting; and
  • Reductions in footprint by 70 percent or more.

Anton Jacobsz, managing director at Networks Unlimited, the distributor of Rubrik in Africa, notes that pairing Rubrik with the Pure platform is advantageous to businesses in Africa wanting to enhance their operational savings, storage and disaster recovery. “A real bonus is that this can now be done in a straightforward manner obliterating storage and backup complexity,” he points out.

Rubrik’s support for FlashBlade, Pure Storage’s unstructured data offering, has been designed to cater to companies running complex, data intensive workloads between private and public clouds.

“We are excited to partner with Rubrik on this integration because it offers clear benefits of simplicity and performance for hybrid cloud environments,” highlights Matt Burr, VP of Global FlashBlade and FlashStack, Pure Storage. “For forward thinking IT teams who are seeking innovative and efficient technology, Rubrik and Pure are a great choice.”

Please contact Anton Jacobsz, managing director at Networks Unlimited for more information: anton.jacobsz@nu.co.za.

About Rubrik
Rubrik has developed the world’s first Cloud Data Management platform for data protection, search, analytics, archival and copy data management for hybrid cloud enterprises. Fortune 500 companies use Rubrik to manage data at scale while realizing data-driven services anytime, anywhere. Rubrik has been named to Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Storage Technologies, 2016 and recognized by Forbes as a Next Billion Dollar Startup. For more information, visit www.rubrik.com and follow @rubrikInc on Twitter.


About Networks Unlimited
Networks Unlimited is a value-added distributor, offering the best and latest solutions within the converged technology, data centre, networking, and security landscapes. The company distributes best-of-breed products, including Arbor Networks, Fortinet, F5, Mellanox, ProLabs, Rackmount, RSA, Rubrik, Silver Peak and Tintri. The product portfolio provides solutions from the edge to the data centre, and addresses key areas such as cloud networking and integration, WAN optimisation, application performance management, application delivery networking, Wi-Fi-, mobile- and networking security, load balancing, data centre in-a-box, and storage for virtual machines.

Since its formation in 1994, Networks Unlimited has continually adapted to today's progressively competitive and evolving marketplace, and has reaped the benefits by being a leading value-added distributor (VAD) within the Sub-Saharan Africa market. Networks Unlimited complies with the South African Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) guidelines as a Level 4 Contributor.

Contacts
Networks Unlimited, Evalean Moonsamy, +27 (0) 11 202 8400, evalean.moonsamy@nu.co.za
icomm, Debbie Sielemann, +27 (0) 82 414 4633, debbie@pr.co.za, www.icomm-pr.co.za






 

 

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