Assured data protection successfully secures growth funding from soho square
Soho Square, a distinguished UK-based investment firm specialising in providing essential support and financing for thriving SMEs across the UK and Europe, is proud to announce a strategic minority growth investment in Assured Data Protection.
Assured Data Protection, a dedicated managed service provider specialising in backup and disaster recovery, has secured this significant investment. At the core of their services lies the renowned Rubrik software.
Collaborating with Soho Square, Assured leverages its extensive expertise and financial resources to expedite its promising trajectory of growth. Since its inception in 2016, Assured has been steered by a dynamic leadership team that includes Simon Chappell (CEO), Stacy Hayes (EVP Americas), Robert Mackle (MD EMEA), Stewart Parkin (CTO EMEA), and Andrew Eva (CTO Americas). This dedicated team is well-positioned to elevate Assured’s growth even further, with the unwavering support of Soho Square.
Assured’s acclaimed suite of services is centred around the top-tier Rubrik software, offering Backup, Disaster Recovery, and Business Continuity Solutions. Primarily catering to mid-sized enterprises and larger SMEs, Assured equips organisations with Rubrik’s cutting-edge technology. These services are delivered through flexible Capex/Opex models, complemented by a tailored, fully managed service that guarantees round-the-clock support.
Over the years, Assured has built an impressive clientele in the mid-market segment, serving companies with revenue of less than $1 billion. Notable clients include Shoosmiths, University of Birmingham, Ineos, City & Guilds, and the Royal Opera House. Additionally, corporate giants such as Disney, Elanco, and Honda are part of Assured’s prestigious portfolio. The company is headquartered in the UK near Leeds and maintains an American office in Herndon, VA.
Assured Data Protection CEO Simon Chappell said, “Soho Square’s flexible approach to investing makes them the ideal partner for us. We will benefit from an injection of capital and their expertise to accelerate our growth, and importantly we retain control of our business. We are seeing exciting growth opportunities as companies continue to invest in IT and data protection, and believe that being an exclusive MSP to the Rubrik software gives us a competitive advantage through having superior in-depth expertise.”
James Smallridge, Director at Soho Square, remarked, “We see real potential in the Assured Data Protection business, particularly through its partnership with Rubrik, as well as the fact that there is a growing demand for back-up as a service. The Assured Data Protection team has built a fantastic reputation through its market-leading customer service, fast response times and flexible capex/opex delivery models. At Soho Square, we design investments to work perfectly for ambitious leaders of UK and European businesses. Our bespoke financing solution helps business leaders like Simon and his co-founders to stay in control of the businesses they created, whilst securing capital and know-how to accelerate growth.”