Rubrik

Drawing on over 200 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 set truly differentiates Assured Data Protection apart from other MSPs. Our aim is to simplify data protection.

We teamed up with Rubrik to offer Backup, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Solutions to large SME and Enterprises. We believe that Rubrik has transformed the data protection industry. Bringing simplicity, speed and ease of use to the market space. Our service allows organizations to install and use Rubik’s groundbreaking technology through flexible Capex / Opex models with a fully managed service that offers tailored 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 realised 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 organisations 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 realised 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 organisations 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 senior leadership 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 has a rich history in the tech industry with a previous tenure as Sales and Service Director for a large backup and disaster recovery provider. In 2016, Rob became one of the founders of Assured Data Protection. As Managing Director, he oversees Assured’s EMEA sales and operations. Under his leadership, the business has expanding its footprint into emerging markets across EMEA and his strategic vision continues to propel the company forward, cementing it’s position as a frontrunner in the industry.

Stacy Hayes
EVP of 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
GLOBAL CTO

Stewart assumed the role of UK Technical Director at Assured Data Protection in 2016, following a distinguished period of over 7 years with a prominent backup and disaster recovery provider. With his proven track record and visionary leadership, he has since been appointed as the Global Chief Technology Officer, spearheading the technical and development initiatives worldwide. Throughout his tenure, Assured has expanded its global operations and emerged as a leader in data protection solutions.

Andrew Eva
GLOBAL CIO 

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
GLOBAL CSO

Ian oversees ensuring technology best practices are developed, shared  and managed globally across Assured Data Protection, covering core areas such as infrastructure, implementations, security and data protection. 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.

paul dix
global cfo

Paul has over 15 years of finance experience. Before joining Assured, he most recently serving as CFO of Crisp, a risk intelligence technology company based in Leeds that he helped support through a period of significant high growth before it was acquired by Kroll in 2022. At Assured, Paul works closely with the senior leadership team building scalable processes, driving strategic decision making, and helping to support the business globally as we continue to grow.

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.

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