SiliconANGLE • Feb 12, 2018

The data-governance debacle and the cloud-native solution

The shift toward cloud-native infrastructure has advantages in software application flexibility, providing businesses particular value when it comes to data governance. But technical challenges have inhibited enterprise adoption, notably in getting an application to run in multiple environments with varied underlying infrastructures.

CUBE Conversations | theCUBE - • Jan 24, 2018

Niraj Tolia, Kasten | Cube Conversations

Niraj Tolia, CEO & Co-Founder at Kasten sits down with John Furrier for a Cube Conversation.

Software Engineering Daily • Jan 17, 2018

Kubernetes State Management with Niraj Tolia

Niraj Tolia is CEO of Kasten, a company that provides data management, backups, and disaster recovery for Kubernetes applications. Niraj joins the show to describe how Kubernetes deployments manage state, and what the modern business environment is around Kubernetes.

Container Journal • Jan 10, 2018

Kasten Rises to Container Data Management Challenge

One of the biggest unmet challenges associated with building microservices based on containers is managing all the data attached to them. As microservices dynamically appear and disappear, keeping track of what is being used or needs to be made available becomes a significant IT operational headache.

To address that issue, Kasten has developed a K10 platform to dynamically apply policies to data being accessed by containerized applications deployed on top of a Kubernetes cluster.

Virtualization & Cloud Review • Jan 9, 2018

Important Announcements Made at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017

Kasten, another company that came out of stealth, announced and launched two new products: its K10 Platform and its open source project Kanister. These products are designed to enable enterprises to build, deploy and manage stateful containerized applications to scale.

Cloudy Chat Podcast • Jan 3, 2018

Cloud-native data management with Kasten CEO Niraj Tolia

Kasten recently emerged from stealth and has released kanister, an extensible open-source framework for application-level data management on Kubernetes--as well as a commercial offering that builds on it. In this podcast, CEO Niraj Tolia discusses the increased need to manage storage used with Kubernetes at scale, the challenges of complex distributed apps, and the need for app-centric approaches that make infrastructure "boring" (to use my colleague Clayton Coleman's term).

The Cloudcast • Dec 10, 2017

The Cloudcast #324 - Data Management as a Kubernetes Service

Brian talks with Niraj Tolia (@nirajtolia, Co-Founder/CEO of @KastenHQ) at KubeCon about the evolution of data management with cloud and containers, the Kasten K10 platform and open source Kanister project, how Kubernetes is changing how we interact and manage data, and how a new approaches to data management can benefit from the CNCF community of projects.

Storage Review • Dec 8, 2017

Kasten Comes Out Of Stealth With Its K10 Platform For Stateful Containers

At KubeCon in Austin, TX, the cloud-native data management company, Kasten, came out of stealth and announced the release of its K10 platform. This new platform uses a novel application-centric approach to enable enterprises to meet business continuity and compliance requirements around stateful container based applications running at scale on public and private Kubernetes deployments. Aside from K10, the company also announced its open source project that is an extensible framework for application-level data management, Kanister.

The Register • Dec 7, 2017

Software vendors line up Kubernetes tasting menu for devops

With the advent of KubCon and CloudNativeCon in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, assorted enterprise vendors have chosen this week to flog their latest devops-oriented wares, before the impending holiday torpor leaves IT folks too distracted, weary or inebriated to care.

In the interest of jargon pruning and hype deflation, we present a few such developments here in brief as a sort of Kubernetes-flavored turducken.

Forbes • Dec 6, 2017

Kasten Launches With K10 and Kanister For Kubernetes

Kasten has launched out of stealth at KubeCon in Austin, TX, calling itself "the cloud native data-management company" and has two products ready for you to try. Since Kasten was only founded in January 2017, that's pretty impressive.

Firstly, it has its platform offering, called K10, which takes an application-centric view of data management. K10 uses a policy and workload view to define whether or not a set of data needs to be protected, and how. There's an easy-to-understand interface to show operators if workloads are being protected or not, and it automatically discovers new workloads with the same characteristics, and automatically starts protecting them.

SD Times • Dec 6, 2017

KubeCon: CoreOS Tectonic, open source Kubernetes Tools from Oracle, Kasten, and more

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation kicked off their KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America conference, dedicated to Kubernetes and cloud native technologies, in Austin, Texas today with the announcement of 31 new members, including AppsCode, CA, Datadog, Grafana Labs, InfluxData, HPE and Kasten.

PR Newswire • Dec 6, 2017

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Kicks Off KubeCon + CloudNativeCon With 31 New Members

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes® and Prometheus™, today announced that Kasten is one of the 31 new members joining the Foundation.

DataCenterNews • Dec 6, 2017

Kasten emerges from the shadows with new data management platform

Kasten is a cloud-native data management company that has emerged from stealth to release a new service, the K10 platform.

Announced at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, K10 uses a novel application-centric approach to help enterprises meet business continuity and compliance requirements around stateful container-based applications running at scale on public and private Kubernetes deployments.

Diversity Limited, Ben Kepes • Dec 5, 2017

Kasten wants to reinvent data in a Kubernetes world. But what does that mean

Ever since Docker popularized the concept of containers, there has been all manner of organizations whose stated aims have been to reinvent a particular part of infrastructure for the new, container-centric world. In Weaveworks case, it’s a case of reinventing networking for containers. For Portworx it’s about storage. For Twistlock it’s about security. These companies, depending on which way you look at it, have either identified a very real hole or jumped onto a bandwagon.

VentureBeat • Dec 5, 2017

Kasten launches to simplify data management for container apps

Kasten is a new startup that emerged from stealth today aiming to help companies better manage their data in an era of containerized applications.

While software containers are great at providing a portable, isolated, and lightweight execution environment for applications, they’re not as good at working natively with applications that need to maintain an internal state. Kasten’s software, K10, helps with this by tracking data on a per-container level and allowing customers to set up rules for how it should be managed.

SiliconANGLE • Dec 5, 2017

Kasten launches data management platform to tackle new needs of software containers

As adoption of application containers continues to expand, more companies run up against the challenges involved in deploying the technology on a large scale. A startup called Kasten Inc. exited stealth mode today to tackle one of the biggest obstacles: data management.

Dec 5, 2017

In the age of Kubernetes, Kasten emerges to reinvent data management for enterprises

Kasten, the cloud-native data management company, emerged from stealth and released its K10 platform. K10 uses a novel application-centric approach to enable enterprises to meet business continuity and compliance requirements around stateful container based applications running at scale on public and private Kubernetes deployments.

Media Kit

The media kit contains logos and founder photos.