2018-02-07T13:48:00Z

What is your primary use case for Rubrik?


How do you or your organization use this solution?

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Top 5Real User

We use it as a backup for our memory store. It protects virtual and physical environments for us, all on-prem. The applications being protected include VMware VMs, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL, SharePoint, our file services, and operating systems.

2019-11-07T10:36:00Z
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Top 20Real User

We use it for backup and recovery; system protection is an even a better way to describe the use case. We not only have a backup of our data but it also provides disaster recovery. While having your data is important, having the ability to return to production, within minutes of an issue — which means standing up the whole VM at a point in time — is way more important in today's world than it is to just have a copy of your data. It's protecting both physical and virtual environments. It protects Windows, Linux — multiple flavors — as well as Microsoft SQL and Oracle Databases. We have two bricks and we're protecting about 175 machines, both physical and virtual. It has been about 98 percent VMs, and probably even higher than that. We're a VM shop. We are protecting all of our SQL databases with the native SQL tools within Rubrik, through which we can do all of our table restores at a point in time, depending on the database itself. We are using multiple different archives with multiple different SLAs, both on-premise and to AWS. Our deployment of the solution is primarily on-prem.

2019-10-07T11:43:00Z
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Real User

This project initially started out as a replacement for our legacy backup system, IBM Tivoli, which was backing up our VMware environment. Since our environment is almost entirely virtualized, protecting those assets was the primary goal. We also knew that we wanted to get to a state where our backups were protected against ransomware via immutability or air gapped backups, which we've now accomplished with Rubrik. Shortly after the initial deployment, we realized the full capabilities of Rubrik. We are utilizing Rubrik's backup integration with Oracle databases and SQL databases. There are several other business critical applications, like Tableau, that are also being protected via Rubrik. Due to Rubrik's ability to execute in protecting our on-premises assets in the data center, we decided to utilize Rubrik's Office 365 and AWS Cloud Native solution to protect our data in the cloud.

2019-10-07T11:43:00Z
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Real User

We use it to back up of all of our infrastructure and file servers. The environment we're protecting with Rubrik is 99 percent virtual. We back up file servers, databases — SQL. Most of them are virtual machines in vSphere. The deployment model is a hybrid where we have the solution on-prem, plus we back up to the cloud, on AWS.

2019-09-26T04:12:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The primary use case for Rubrik is backup and restore and as an archival system. We use it for backup and restore for virtual machines, managed volumes that are mounted and which we use for snapshots from Rubrik to endpoint devices, NAS shares from our Isilon system, as well as SQL databases, Oracle Databases, and Windows and Linux. We may have some failover cluster Windows shares going to it. It's for backups and restores of pretty much everything. It works really well in concert with Pure Storage technology. We have a really large Pure Storage environment and they play really well together. The solution is on-prem and it's protecting environments that are on-premises exclusively at this point, although we have plans to push towards the cloud. Most of it is virtual but I'd be surprised if we didn't have at least half-a-dozen physical machines connected to it.

2019-09-24T05:43:00Z
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User

* Daily backups at different intervals * Audits * Live mounting of production servers * DR We are a 90 percent VM environment. We have a different OS environment, as well as databases.

2018-07-17T13:31:00Z
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Real User

As a financial company, we are under stringent data compliance, availability, and integrity rules. We use Rubrik to enhance governance of data archiving, as well as the backup and restore production environment consisting of multiple converged systems. We are also looking into the feasibility of using Rubrik as part of the firm's BCDR efforts and enhancement of the development environment.

2018-07-13T16:13:00Z
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Real User

We are an MSP and offer Rubrik as a backup service to customers on private and public cloud environments and internally managed environments. We run the solution against VMware and Hyper-V with minimal physical systems. Currently, there is no support for image-level backups on systems in Azure and AWS from Rubrik. Presently we use agent-level backups however this is not ideal for fast whole system recovery. The next version (4.2) has support for image backups, and this will be investigated for functionality when released.

2018-07-11T23:38:00Z
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Real User

We use the Rubrik solution to back up our private cloud environment with hundreds of virtual machines.

2018-06-29T06:16:00Z
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Real User

We use Rubrik for daily VM snapshots at local sites, but it is also used for replication in our DR sites because Rubrik has the ability to run a VM on its hardware in case of a failure.

2018-06-28T12:44:00Z
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Real User

We are searching for a new backup product that reduces man hours and helps us automate more of the backup and recovery process for our MSP team.

2018-06-26T17:36:00Z
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Top 10LeaderboardReal User

We use this solution for IaaS customer environment backup in cloud and for internal purposes. We're planning on offering a GUI to the customers so that they'll be able to restore by themselves.

2018-06-26T08:05:00Z
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User

We use Rubrik as a secondary recovery method for our Tier 1 applications and the primary recovery method for our Tier 2 and below applications.

2018-06-25T18:28:00Z
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User

We use it to backup our virtual machines, specifically file-based backup and backup of our SQL Database. We also use it to archive data on NFS Share and the cloud.

2018-06-25T16:05:00Z
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Vendor

We were operating more than 10 different backup products company-wide and none of them were doing the job correctly. While reviewing the market, I found Rubrik. They were small at the time, and have since acquired a lot of credibility. The first PoC was a real success. We decided to start with them at the end of 2017. We were amazed by the product's simplicity and performance.

2018-06-21T19:13:00Z
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User

We use it for backup and recovery of VMware servers, physical Windows servers, SQL Databases, and Microsoft Exchange.

2018-02-07T13:48:00Z
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