Rubrik racks up $61 mln Series C

Palo Alto, California-based Rubrik, a provider of converged data management solutions, has raised $61 million in Series C funding. Khosla Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Lightspeed Venture Partners and Greylock Partners.


Palo Alto, CA – August 16, 2016 – Rubrik, the leader in converged data management, today announced a $61 million Series C investment led by Khosla Ventures with heavy participation from existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greylock Partners and angel investors. Additionally, Rubrik today announced the world’s first Cloud Data Management platform designed to protect, manage and secure data everywhere for hybrid cloud enterprises. This new funding round, which brings Rubrik’s total financing to over $112 million since inception, provides a large war chest to continue rapidly scaling sales, marketing, support, and engineering to bring the benefits of cloud data management to every organization around the globe.

“As data centers are re-imagined for cloud, there’s a universal need for a data management platform that can orchestrate data anywhere – across private and public clouds. Just as Sun Microsystems ushered an era of client-server computing, Rubrik pioneers a cloud data management architecture that will fundamentally transform how enterprises manage and access their application data,” explains Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures. “Rubrik’s swift rise and unparalleled momentum demonstrate a massive market opportunity for such a cloud-enabled transformation.”

“With organizations increasingly looking to leverage public cloud, Rubrik delivers the killer application to democratize public cloud for enterprises with an easy button to protect, manage, and secure data everywhere,” says co-founder and CEO Bipul Sinha. “Our Firefly release will further accelerate cloud adoption in enterprises, and cement cloud data management as an industry standard practice.”
Record Business Momentum

Since releasing the first product, Rubrik has posted record business growth with revenue doubling every quarter.

Unprecedented Customer Adoption – Enterprise customers across all verticals, including numerous Fortune 500 companies, are adopting Rubrik in record numbers to leverage cloud economics.

Marquee Go-To-Market Partners – Rubrik’s global network of partners comprise over 150 major resellers and distributors to meet cloud data management solution demand around the world.

Global Presence – Rubrik has expanded international offices and hired leadership teams in EMEA and APJ to respond to fast growing global market demand.

Technology Partner Ecosystem – Rubrik delivers joint, certified solutions with software and systems innovators such as VMware, Pure Storage, Nutanix, Tintri, Cleversafe, Cloudian, and Scality among others, as well as with cloud service providers such as Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure.

Industry Recognition – Rubrik has received numerous industry acclaims including a Gartner Cool Vendor, Virtualization Review Editor’s Choice, and CRN Emerging Vendor.

“We are elated by the overwhelming market demand for our innovative data management platform that brings beautiful design and operational simplicity with powerful policy automation and data orchestration engines at cloud scale,” adds co-founder and Vice President of Engineering Arvind Jain. “If the Early Access Program is any indicator, our landmark Firefly release, that embraces physical workloads, extends to enterprise edge, and spans clouds, will shift the data management paradigm forever.”

About Rubrik
Rubrik has developed the world’s first Cloud Data Management platform for data protection, search, analytics, archival and copy data orchestration 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. For more information, visit and follow @rubrikInc on Twitter.