Data Protection for Kubernetes

Data Protection for Kubernetes

Enterprise grade data protection for VMs, applications and Kubernetes workloads

Meet data protection and compliance requirements for all your cloud native workloads through a single platform – PowerProtect Data Manager. We provide you the discovery, protection and management of your container and Kubernetes deployments.

Enterprise protection and automation: Enterprise-grade data protection for your stateful container-based applications running at scale on public and private Kubernetes deployments.

Simplified data protection: Utilize one data protection platform for all applications with simple management via GUI, REST API or kubectl for containers.

Portability: Flexibility, ubiquity and mobility to protect and manage Kubernetes workloads seamlessly and without interruption.

Data protection for modern applications

As organizations increasingly run business critical applications on containerized environments, you expect your data to be protected, secure and available — always. But 70% of organizations investing or planning to invest in cloud native applications are struggling to find proper data protection.

Explore how we can help you the ensure protection of your container applications end to end.

Automatically discover and protect databases, VMs, file systems and Kubernetes containers while a common policy engine automates compliance and governance.

  • Application consistent protection: MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SAP
  • Cluster to cluster restores
  • In-Cloud protection of clusters in AKS, EKS and GKE

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Unified, enterprise grade protection across VMs and Kubernetes containers (TKG and TKG-I K8s clusters) running on-premises and in the public cloud.

  • Built-in collaboration with Project Velero
  • Application consistent protection
  • Guest cluster protection and supervisor cluster support


A centralized platform providing consistent and reliable backup and restore services for the OpenShift platform and its workloads

  • Discovers OpenShift cluster and automatically downloads plugin
  • Leverage the Openshift plugin to backup and restore the associated Openshift components
  • Policy creation and restore process are transparent to the user

Protect your container workloads

Learn more about PowerProtect Data Manager and how it enables discovery, protection and management of production workloads in Kubernetes environments and protects production and dev/test workloads to ensure that the data is easy to backup and restore. We understand the complexities of protecting your containerized workloads and can help ensure availability of all your data at scale without business disruption.

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