In episode 82 of the Acceleration Economy Minute, Kieron Allen discusses Goya Foods and its use of Rubrik technology, with the selection criteria described by the company’s CIO, Suvajit Basu.
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00:25 — Kieron explains that this interview is in the context of a profile, also running today, on Rubrik, which is on our Top 10 Shortlist of Data Modernization Enablers.
00:40 — Suvajit shares challenges his company was facing when it chose to adopt Rubrik. He recalls that Goya first purchased the technology in late 2019 or early 2020. Goya had experienced a cyberattack and was seeking disaster recovery technology to help mitigate the impact of such attacks.
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00:50 — The company was using multiple providers and multiple types of storage and backup. An important objective was air gap capability so bad actors can’t get into backups.
01:34 — In addition to air gap capabilities, anti-malware checks were also critical. Another big consideration: how easily and how fast recovery can take place in case of a disaster. Those were the key challenges that drove the adoption of Rubrik.
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