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Real User
Managing Consultant at a consultancy with 51-200 employees
Jul 24 2017

What is most valuable?

First, lets start with what is Rubrik? Rubrik Cloud Data Management is a single, software fabric that manages all application data in the cloud, at the edge, or on-premises for many use cases, including backup, recovery, archival, analytics,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

There have been many changes to how our organization has been able to approach backup and recovery thanks to Rubrik. We have been able to reduce the time for recovery, which is invaluable because it not only frees up our time to move on to... more»

What needs improvement?

We have put in a feature request against their physical agent. Currently, the physical server agent will only back up folder structures and not truly give you the ability to restore to a bare-metal box. Well, we would love to see the physical... more»
Real User
Director Data Center Operations at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 22 2017

What is most valuable?

It has a quick setup and then it is hands-off. It’s a backup product, and you want to set it up and forget about it. For the VMware side, you can set up policies by resource pools, clusters, and folders. This helps with the "set up and... more»

How has it helped my organization?

VM backups are common and there are a lot of vendors. The thing that sets Rubrik apart is the instant recovery feature. While other vendors have this, the storage is on you. In my case, this storage was always on a cheap disk. With Rubrik,... more»

What needs improvement?

The reporting can be vague, especially when something is failing. AD integration is cumbersome. For highly compliant environments, Rubrik does not patch the IPMI firmware on a regular basis. Be aware that you should design the roll-out with... more»
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Real User
CIO at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jul 11 2018

What is most valuable?

Automation functions, image based backup, and the ability to instantly recover anything from files to databases. We have also implemented CloudOn which allows us to deploy backed up virtual machines stored offsite in Azure instantiated as an... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We used to primarily be a Veeam shop when it came to doing backups in our data center and I never thought I would look for another product. However, some issues started cropping up with very large virtual machines that Veeam didn't have an... more»

What needs improvement?

I wish it had image-level backups available for Hyper-V 2012. I additionally would like for it to implement some of the functions that Veeam Cloud Connect has so that I can deploy an agent on a physical server and just start backing that up... more»
Real User
Director and Co-Founder at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 28 2017

What is most valuable?

Global - This long-term storage tier ensures unlimited data retention can be achieved without the need for tape. This scale-out architecture keeps costs low and allows geographical separate for DR/compliance.

How has it helped my organization?

Speed of deployment - Setup takes 30 minutes then configuration is performed through a simple UI. Automation - Create Local SLA domains and automate ongoing protection. Cost reduction - Automation, scale-out architecture, central monitoring... more»

What needs improvement?

Since my last report we now have physical support for Linux and Windows. Hyper-V is coming very soon. We are confident by the end of 2017 that Rubrik won't have any gaps in their support matrix compared to their competition.
Real User
Datacenter operations at a comms service provider with 201-500 employees
Jan 22 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this product is fast recovery from the backup. Fast recovery is managed by attaching a disk where the backup is located. It's immediately available to the customer who doesn't need to wait for the system to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The traditional backup solutions didn't allow us to give a prompt answer to customers who needed recovery. Plus, there were too many human resources involved for management.

What needs improvement?

Some of the areas that need improvement are the user GUI (multi-tenancy) and the promised Rubrik Edge solution, which will allow customers to back up their physical devices in our cloud. About the GUI, the interface for our customers is not... more»
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What is Rubrik?

Rubrik provides the industry's first Converged Data Management platform with the Rubrik r300 Series Hybrid Cloud Appliance, fusing enterprise-class data management with web-scale IT. Organizations use Rubrik to deliver live data access to recover from failures and accelerate application development. Our team has helped build products such as Google File System, Google Search, YouTube, Facebook Data Infrastructure, VMware Virtualization, Data Domain File System, and Amazon Infrastructure.

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