Evanssion inks MEA distribution deal with Rubrik


(L-R) Karl Driesen, Head of EMEA Sales, Rubrik with Dilip Kalliyat, President of Evanssion
(L-R) Karl Driesen, Head of EMEA Sales, Rubrik with Dilip Kalliyat, President of Evanssion

Evanssion has expanded its solutions portfolio by signing a distribution agreement with Rubrik, a company focused on converged data management. The agreement enables Rubrik to expand its presence in the Middle East and Africa, while allowing Evanssion to broaden its portfolio and serve a greater variety of requirements.


Rubrik highlighted that it had experienced rapid customer growth in North Ameri-ca, and has launched its operations in the EMEA region in response to tremendous customer and partner demands. Its Converged Data Management software powers the Company’s r300/r500 Series appliances, which deliver automated backup, instant recovery, unlimited replication, and data archival at infinite scale. The company was recently named a Gartner Cool Vendor in Storage Technologies.

“Rubrik is the game-changing innovation for data protection in the last two decades, and the company’s steep growth in North America has proven that,” said Bipul Sinha, Co-founder and CEO, Rubrik. “The demand for our solutions has increased significantly, and we are excited to partner with Evanssion to bring our solutions to customers in the Middle East.”

Rubrik has also announced the appointment of IT industry veteran Karl Driesen, as Head of EMEA Sales. As the former Vice President, EMEA at Palo Alto Networks, Driesen built a team of over 200 employees and a $200 million business in five years. Most recently, Driesen was a Vice President with Elastica.

“Evanssion’s strategy is to provide its partners with a strong and diverse portfolio, by bringing vendors that offer differentiation in their solution offerings,” said Dilip Kalliyat, President, Evanssion. “Rubrik brings a new approach to data management and protection with its solutions that has helped organisations simplify and meet their stringent data management requirements. Our aim is make this technology available, so organisations can benefit from Rubrik’s end-to-end data protection solutions.”

Rubrik currently has several deployments with customers in Business Services, Finance and Government sectors.

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