Posted by: kurtsh | September 3, 2021

NEWS: Rubrik Announces Strategic Agreement with Microsoft to Mitigate Ransomware Threats and Tightly Integrate Cloud Services

Microsoft & Rubrik announced a strategic agreement to help customers protect themselves against ransomware attacks.

imageRubrik, the Zero Trust Data Management Company™️, today announced a strategic agreement with Microsoft that includes a Microsoft equity investment in Rubrik to drive go to market activities and co-engineering projects to deliver integrated Zero Trust data protection solutions built on Microsoft Azure. This work will address rising customer needs to protect against surging ransomware attacks, which are growing 150% annually. Together, Rubrik and Microsoft will provide Microsoft 365 and hybrid cloud data protection and integrated cloud services on Microsoft Azure.

Rubrik is addressing the most pressing data challenges for enterprises: rapid recovery from ransomware, automation of data operations, and the transition of data to the cloud. The Rubrik and Microsoft collaboration bring these offerings to the next level, providing Zero Trust data protection for hybrid cloud environments spanning data center, edge and cloud, including Microsoft 365.

Rubrik data management was designed for the cloud from day one. As part of this collaboration, customers and partners gain additional data protection, so that critical Microsoft 365 data is secure, easily discoverable, and always accessible in the case of a malicious attack, ransomware attack, accidental deletion, or corruption. Rubrik also offers additional support and protection for Microsoft 365 including instant search and restore and policy-based management at scale. Additionally, Rubrik and Microsoft provide long-term archival of Microsoft 365 data for the purposes of regulatory compliance.

Read more about the new agreement here;


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