Rewind Buys BackHub


Rewind, an Ottawa, Canada-based provider of a cloud data backup solutions, acquired BackHub, a Berlin, Germany-based provider of Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) software for GitHub repositories.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed.

The acquisition will enable Rewind to further accelerate its market growth.

BackHub is a backup service for GitHub, which saves and protects code and associated metadata of both public and private GitHub repositories. The tool can generate audit logs for compliance and gives users the ability to clone from BackHub directly.

As part of the acquisition, BackHub’s team – led by Daniel Heitz, founder and CEO – will join Rewind, continuing to help grow and expand the GitHub product and all BackHub over 1000 customers will now be part of the Rewind portfolio.

Launched in 2014 by Mike Potter, CEO, Rewind provides over 80,000 customers in more than 100 countries with apps and support to ensure their software-as-as-service applications run uninterrupted. The platform enables companies to back up, restore and copy the critical data that drives their business.

The company recently closing a USD $15 million Series A round of financing led by Inovia Capital, with Ridge Ventures and Bessemer Venture Partners participating.