Rewind acquires BackHub to extend its automated SaaS data backups to GitHub

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Cloud infrastructure spending has gone through the roof during the pandemic, due in large part to the rapid embrace of remote work. This has benefited SaaS businesses that operate in the cloud, like Shopify, which has quadrupled in valuation over the past year. But as more businesses flock to the cloud, the need to protect all their valuable data becomes more pronounced.

Against this backdrop, Canadian back-up-as-a-service (BaaS) company Rewind today announced that it’s expanding its coverage to include GitHub, the largest source code host on Earth, by acquiring Germany-based BackHub. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Rewind raised its first notable outside funding less than a month ago, securing $15 million in