Plans to add 50 new jobs in Cork, by cloud data management company Rubrik, were announced on Monday, as part of its continued investment and expansion in Europe.

The company plans to hire qualified professionals for customer support, IT and sales positions.

Minister David Stanton (centre) with Emmet Hoare, Senior EMEA Manager Customer Support & Success, Rubrik and South Regional Manager at IDA Ireland, Ray O’Connor, as Rubrik, the cloud data management company, announced plans to add 50 new jobs in Cork as part of its continued investment and expansion in Europe. (Pictures: Provision)

The announcement was made by David Stanton, Minister of State at the Department of Justice, together with Arvind Nithrakashyap, co-founder and chief technology officer at Rubrik, and Giri Iyer, senior vice president of global customer support and success at Rubrik, during an event celebrating Rubrik’s new state-of-the-art office at the IDA Ireland Science and Technology Park.

Rubrik delivers instant application availability with data protection, search, analytics, archival and copy data management in the hybrid cloud.

Welcoming the announcement, Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland said: “Rubrik is one of Silicon Valley’s fastest growing companies. The expansion of Rubrik’s Irish operation demonstrates Ireland’s ability to attract investment from high-growth companies.

“Cork’s tech infrastructure, talent pool and supportive academic network have created a compelling business environment which continues to attract investment from overseas companies in the technology sector.”