category announces an important strategic agreement with Microsoft which will lead the Redmond company to start an equity investment in the Zero Trust Data Management Company. The deal points to encourage go to market activities and co-engineering projects of Zero Trust data protection solutions based on Microsoft Azure. At the base of the agreement is the will to maximize protection from ransomware attacks, up by + 150% on an annual basis.
Details of the agreement between Rubrik and Microsoft
Rubrik and Microsoft will protect data on Microsoft 365 and the hybrid cloud and provide integrated cloud services on Microsoft Azure. The collaboration will guarantee a Zero Trust data protection for hybrid cloud environments such as data center, edge and cloud.
Note that category follow i NIST principles of the Zero Trust for all users who interact with data with the aim of maximizing security. The guideline of this principle states that no person, application or device can be trusted.
The Zero Trust Data Management architecture allows companies to recover data after a ransomware attack without paying any ransom. The collaboration between Rubrik and Microsoft will support more than 2,000 customers globally with hundreds of petabytes protected.
The comment of the protagonists
Bipul Sinha, co-founder and CEO of Rubrik, states: “As a pioneer of Zero Trust Data Management, Rubrik is helping the world’s leading organizations manage their data and recover from ransomware. Together with Microsoft, we are providing tightly integrated data protection, accelerating and simplifying our customers’ journey to the cloud. ”
Nick Parker, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Solutions, Microsoft, adds: “End-to-end application and data management is critical to business success and we believe integrating Rubrik’s Zero Trust Data Management solutions with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 will facilitate customers’ Zero Trust journey. increasing its digital resilience “.