Rubrik

Drawing on over 100 years collective data protection experience in our senior leadership team alone, we pride ourselves on our expertise.  Being the only exclusive Rubrik managed service provider globally, our knowledge truly set Assured Data Protection apart from other MSPs.

Our aim is to make data protection simpler for everyone. For too long backup has been living in the dark ages with archaic processes and convoluted systems. So when we first saw Rubrik we were blown away, so much so that we realized that this was a solution we wanted to be a big part of.

We teamed up with Rubrik to offer Backup, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Solutions to large SME and enterprises, both direct and through the channel. We believe that Rubrik has transformed the data protection industry bringing simplicity, speed and ease of use. Our service allows organizations to install and use Rubik’s ground breaking technology through a flexible Capex or Opex model with a fully managed tailored service that offers 24/7 support.

Rubrik’s powerful entrance into the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant only proves what we already know, Rubrik is the future.

Assured DP - Rubrik Managed Service Provider with 100 years ind. exp.
Rubrik

Drawing on over 100 years collective data protection experience in our senior leadership team. We pride ourselves on this and believe we have the right team in place to truly set Assured DP apart from other service providers and software venders.

Our aim is to make data protection simpler for everyone. For too long backup has been living in the dark ages with archaic processes and convoluted systems. So when we first saw Rubrik we were blown away, so much so that we realized that this was a solution we wanted to be a big part of.

We teamed up with Rubrik to offer Backup, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Solutions to large SME and enterprises, both direct and through the channel. We believe that Rubrik has revolutionised the data protection industry bringing simplicity, speed and ease of use and that’s why we exclusively offer Rubrik. Our service allows organizations to install and use the ground breaking technology through an affordable op ex model with a fully managed tailored service that offers 24/7 support.

Rubrik’s powerful entrance into the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant only proves what we already know, Rubrik is the future.

Assured DP - Rubrik Managed Service Provider with 100 years ind. exp.
Rubrik

Drawing on over 100 years collective data protection experience in our senior leadership team. We pride ourselves on this and believe we have the right team in place to truly set Assured DP apart from other service providers and software venders.

Our aim is to make data protection simpler for everyone. For too long backup has been living in the dark ages with archaic processes and convoluted systems. So when we first saw Rubrik we were blown away, so much so that we realized that this was a solution we wanted to be a big part of.

We teamed up with Rubrik to offer Backup, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Solutions to large SME and enterprises, both direct and through the channel. We believe that Rubrik has revolutionised the data protection industry bringing simplicity, speed and ease of use and that’s why we exclusively offer Rubrik. Our service allows organizations to install and use the ground breaking technology through an affordable op ex model with a fully managed tailored service that offers 24/7 support.

Rubrik’s powerful entrance into the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant only proves what we already know, Rubrik is the future.

Meet the team

Simon Chappell
CEO 

After a successful career in Private Equity, Simon co – founded and became Chief Executive of data protection service provider Backup Technology (BTL) in 2005. After 8 years of rapid growth Simon sold BTL to iomart group for £23m in September 2013. After 3 years involved in the cricket and professional cycling worlds, Simon re-entered the data protection world as co – founder of Assured Data Protection, Rubrik’s largest global partner.

Rob Mackle
Managing Director (EMEA)

Rob joined start up Backup Technology (BTL) after graduating from university in 2006. Rob worked with Simon Chappell at BTL until it was sold to Iomart Group plc in 2013. Rob continued with Iomart for 3 more years running operations as Sales and Service Director and was part of the Executive Team. In 2016 Rob co-founded Assured Data Protection to bring the next generation of data protection to the market.

Stacy Hayes
MANAGING DIRECTOR (Americas) 

Prior to joining Assured Data Protection in Oct of 2016, Stacy was Vice President, Channels & Alliances for Virtustream, a leader in the enterprise cloud management software sector. Stacy started out with DS3 DataVaulting, a company he co-founded to deliver Backup as a Service in the early 2000s. As President, he led DS3 through a successful acquisition by Terremark in 2009. He remained in a business development role through their acquisition by Verizon in 2011. After this, Stacy ran U.S. Civilian sales for Terremark’s Federal Division, leaving the company in 2013 to join Virtustream.

Stewart Parkin
Technical Director (EMEA)

Stewart joined Backup Technology in 2009 as a Technical Account Manager from university. Stew progressed to Sales Manager before assuming responsibility for all technical and pre-sales activities within BTL where he controlled the technical management of over 5PB of customer backup and DR data. He left in 2016 to join ADP.

Andrew Eva
Technical Director (AMERICAS) 

Andrew ran backend operations for DS3 Datavaulting from 2004 through the acquisition of DS3 by Terremark. After the Verizon acquisition of Terremark, Andrew shifted from an operational role to product management for backup services. At the time of joining Assured Data Protection, Andrew had assumed responsibility for all storage as-a-service products under the Verizon Enterprise Solutions portfolio such as DR, object storage, managed backup, storage snapshots, and storage tiers. During his tenure at Verizon, Andrew presented at multiple conferences including NetApp Insight and Gartner Datacenter and Infrastructure.

brian dutton
director, US SALES AND CLIENT SERVICES

Brian  previously worked with our US Directors Stacy and Andrew at DS3 DataVaulting where he supported the channel relationships and helped grow the business. He has since been consulting for Colocation providers in Ashburn, VA and joined the Assured Data Protection team in July 2018.

ian thompson
HEAD OF DATA SERVICES

Ian is responsible for our UK data services and is a huge asset to our technical team. After working for some of the top companies in the industry for over 20 years he joined the Assured Data Protection team in 2016. He has extensive knowledge in network, backup, business continuity and disaster recovery.

SANDEEP JANDU
recovery specialist

Sandeep brings a wealth of experience in data management to Assured Data Protection after working for large players in the industry for over 13 years. Sandeep’s specialist skills lie in DR, business continuity, cloud backup and replication.

RYAN TAYLOR
SUPPORT TEAM LEADER

Ryan joined Assured Data Protection in 2018 after previously working at Backup Technology to lead our technical support team. He has vast experience in cloud backup and replication support and has also worked as an Application Support Engineer earlier in his career.

ADAM HURST
GLOBAL VP SALES

Adam joined us in autumn 2020 and has over 25 years experience in data protection and managed services having worked for many key industry players. Adam speaks 4 languages and brings with him a vast knowledge and passion for delivering the right solution to our Global Partners and customers.

MATTHEW HULL
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

Matthew joined us in 2018 from a software background with over 15 years of experience in project and account management. Matt helps to provide our unique Rubrik-as-a-Service offering to our some of our largest clients.

Matthew Valleskey
VP, GLOBAL MARKETING

Matthew Valleskey is a marketing and communications veteran with over 20 years’ experience. He has overseen marketing departments of companies such as Symantec, TruSecure, Neustar and Metalogix. He has also provided guidance for multiple companies as a marketing consultant, as well as serving as an instructor for the Direct Marketing Association. Matthew holds a BA in Communication Arts and Sciences from Michigan State University.

In September 2017 we won the EMEA Partner of the Year award by Rubrik, something we are extremely proud of.

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