Kasten by Veeam has announced the launch of the new Kasten by Veeam K10 V5.0 Kubernetes data management platform, aimed at helping enterprises minimize the financial impact caused by attacks on data and cloud applications. Purpose-built for Kubernetes, this latest release is focused on delivering a comprehensive risk management strategy, streamlined CI/CD pipelines and new ecosystem advancement details that optimize and de-risk Kubernetes investments. According to the company, these advancements all aim to help the expanding Kubernetes community work more efficiently and securely in cloud native applications.
New key features of Kasten K10 V5.0 include enhanced platform hardening, including KMS integration with AWS KMS and HashiCorp Vault, coupled with the ease of use of Kubernetes-native RBAC objects exposed in UI dashboards, ransomware attack detection with AWS S3 or S3-compatible storage supporting S3 Object Lock, data protection policy guardrails and support for Veeam-hardened Linux repositories with immutability that offers comprehensive ransomware protection.
Kasten K10 V5.0 also features fully integrated add-ons for newly launched Amazon EKS Blueprints, Level III certified Red Hat OpenShift Operator with full lifecycle capabilities, new built-in Kanister blueprints for MS SQL and PostgreSQL Operator and simplified UX for Operations with new Blueprint Editor for a more intuitive and streamlined workflow, and new Reports Generator for critical metrics.
General availability of the new Kasten K10 V5.0 is expected in June.