Druva, a cloud information protection and management organization, is organizing to ramp up its workforce in India inside the subsequent 12 months. The organization is searching at accelerating development by way of 2021 as it sees a higher have to have for its cloud information protection technologies throughout these instances of enhanced cloud migration.
Druva is 1 of the unicorns in the tech space in India. Founded in Pune by Jaspreet Singh and Milind Borate, it is a privately held organization with headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. It is funded by Sequoia Capital, Viking Global Investors, Tenaya Capital, Riverwood Capital and Nexus Partners.
Druva delivers information protection and management for the cloud era. Its cloud platform is constructed on AWS and presented as-a-service to halve expenses and free of charge shoppers from the burden of unnecessary hardware, capacity organizing and software program management.
Druva has accomplished one hundred% development in the Asia-Pacific and Japan markets fueled by fast cloud adoption. Its information centre workload income has been increasing as startups and legacy businesses embrace a cloud-initially strategy for information protection. The organization has grown its information centre workload income a lot more than one hundred% in the final 12 months and worked with 135 enterprises — such as Adani Wilmar (India), NTT Information (Japan), McConnell Dowell (Australia), Gold Peak (Hong Kong) and UNIADEX (Japan) — to navigate their digital transformation initiatives.
Druva has a workforce of 500 in Pune and is expanding its regional presence. It is on track to add 15-20% to its headcount in Pune more than the subsequent handful of months.
Borate, co-founder and chief improvement officer, mentioned cloud’s accessibility, robust safety architecture and expense savings have created it the defining technologies of 2020. “Built on that same principle, cloud-based data protection is bringing thousands of companies the business agility and data resilience needed to adapt with today’s dynamic marketplace. Druva is perfectly positioned to address this market and after a successful 2020, it is now focused on further accelerating growth through 2021,” Borate mentioned.
Druva also extended remote operating for all workers till June 2021. The organization mentioned the remote operating model has minimally impacted the company’s typical activities, such as onboarding, business enterprise delivery, timely promotions and annual salary increases. Once a return to workplace is deemed protected, the organization intends to roll out a phased strategy, with a hybrid model for some departments.
According to an IDC estimate, Asia Pacific is anticipated to have the highest income development price for cloud technique and service management software program amongst 2020-24, outpacing each the Americas and EMEA. Exponential development in information and larger ransomware dangers combined with increasing information governance dangers and regulations, are driving organisations to new technologies and options.