Kasten, a provider of cloud-native data management solutions, today announced the general availability of Kasten K10 2.0. Purpose-built for Kubernetes, K10 provides enterprise operations teams with an easy-to-use, scalable and secure system for backup & restore, disaster recovery and mobility of Kubernetes applications. The new release includes significant security features and greater ease-of-use for accelerated adoption of cloud-native applications.
“As many enterprises embrace cloud-native applications and adopt Kubernetes, they are finding that the transition can be challenging and often complex, especially in relation to data management of stateful applications and day-2 operations,” said Brad Casemore, VP of research for datacenter networks at IDC. “Kasten continues to develop its K10 platform to simplify ongoing cloud-native data management for these enterprise customers, addressing a growing number of important use cases in the process.”
Providing enterprise-grade cloud-native data management
Already resonating with enterprise operations professionals interested in addressing critical Day 2 issues, K10 version 2.0 includes important new features that address two of the greatest pain points plaguing expanding Kubernetes deployments today: security and operational simplicity.
With data security concerns being top-of-mind for users, K10 2.0 offers comprehensive, end-to-end security. K10 2.0 includes support for Kubernetes authentication, Role Based Access Control (RBAC), OpenID Connect (OIDC), AWS IAM roles, customer-managed keys, and integrated encryption of artifacts at rest and in-flight. K10 is built to protect and keep valuable enterprise data safe.
In addition, K10 2.0 boasts key features that provide users with advanced operational simplicity. Powered by an easy-to-use, state-of-the-art data management interface, the platform comes equipped with a Kubernetes-native API, auto-discovery of the application environment, policy-driven operations, straightforward multi-tenancy support, and advanced logging and monitoring, allowing teams to confidently operate their environments while supporting developers’ ability to use best-of-breed tools of their choice.
“Kasten is continuing to innovate to address the Day 2 challenges faced by some of the largest enterprises looking to benefit from the Kubernetes revolution,” said Vaibhav Kamra, co-founder and VP, Engineering, of Kasten, “I am proud of the agility with which our team continues to respond to pressing market needs.”
K10’s application-centric approach and deep integrations with relational and NoSQL databases, Kubernetes distributions and all clouds provides teams with the freedom of infrastructure choice without sacrificing operational simplicity. Policy-driven and extensible, K10 provides a native Kubernetes API and includes features such as full-spectrum consistency, database integrations, automatic application discovery, multi-cloud mobility, and a powerful web-based user interface.
For additional information on Kasten and K10 2.0, visit www.kasten.io.
Kasten is tackling Day 2 data management challenges to help enterprises confidently run applications on Kubernetes. Kasten K10, a data management platform purpose-built for Kubernetes, provides enterprise operations teams an easy-to-use, scalable, and secure system for backup/restore, disaster recovery, and mobility with unparalleled operational simplicity. Founded in 2017 and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in Salt Lake City, Kasten is funded by Insight Partners. For more information, visit or follow @kastenhq on Twitter.