Kasten K10 by Veeam and SUSE Rancher: Enterprise K8s data protection



Adam Bergh, Solutions Architect, Cloud Native Technical Partnerships, Kasten by Veeam

As organizations shift workloads to cloud native and Kubernetes to gain greater agility and scale to support always-on IT, application mobility, and data protection are critical considerations.  Kasten K10 by Veeam® arms enterprise operations teams with an easy-to-use, scalable, and secure system for backup and restore, disaster recovery, and mobility of cloud native applications across their SUSE Rancher landscapes. ~ Terry


SUSE Rancher | Kasten by Veeam



SUSE Rancher ropes in Kasten K10 by Veeam

Kubernetes adoption for DevOps teams continues a meteoric rise in adoption, and in many ways, it has crossed the chasm from a niche to mainstream technology. The latest CNCF Annual Survey released in February 2022 details the massive uptick in Kubernetes adoption in just the past 12-months. According to the most recent State of Cloud Native Development Report, developed for CNCF by SlashData, Kubernetes has demonstrated impressive growth over the past 12 months with 5.6 million developers using Kubernetes today. This represents a 67% increase from a year ago when, adjusting for a change in the question methodology, there were 3.9 million Kubernetes developers worldwide. This group now represents 31% of all backend developers.

Kasten by Veeam is excited to announce the availability of Kasten K10 for SUSE Rancher. SUSE Rancher is the leading unified, multi-cloud, Kubernetes and platform agnostic management tool in the industry. Today, you can seamlessly deploy Kasten K10 with SUSE Rancher to support backup and restore, disaster recovery, and application workload mobility across any public cloud, on-premises data center, or edge location.

SUSE Rancher | Kasten K10 by Veeam Architecture

You can learn more about Kasten K10 and why cloud native backup and recovery is the best way to protect your Kubernetes data and application workloads by reading our white paper, “5 Kubernetes Backup Best Practices.”


Installing Kasten K10 with SUSE Rancher is as easy as 1-2-3

Get started for free today by installing Kasten K10 from the SUSE Rancher Apps & Marketplace with these three easy steps:

Step 1: Create a new Kubernetes namespace for the Kasten K10 application.

In the SUSE Rancher user interface, navigate to Clusters -> Project/Namespaces, click Create Namespace, and create a namespace called ‘kasten-io’.

Screenshot: create kasten-io namespace with SUSE Rancher


Step 2: Find the Kasten K10 chart of the SUSE Rancher Marketplace.

Navigate to Apps & Marketplace -> Charts, and search for ‘Kasten’.

Screenshot: Locate Kasten K10 chart in the SUSE Rancher Apps & Marketplace


Step 3: Install Kasten K10.

Click on the Kasten K10 chart, click Install, and follow the on-screen installation wizard.

Screenshot: Install the Kasten K10 chart via the SUSE Rancher Apps & Marketplace


That’s it!  Kasten K10 is now installed and you are ready to enable data protection for your Kubernetes workloads.


Ready to learn more about using SUSE Rancher and Kasten K10 by Veeam to manage and protect your critical, Kubernetes native application workloads everywhere?




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Adam Bergh focuses on Cloud Native technical partnerships and architectures for Kasten by Veeam. Having been on the forefront on every major shift in data center storage and communications, from analog interconnectivity to cloud computing, he is known as a subject matter expert in enterprise storage technologies hybrid cloud solutions, and data availability. Adam is a frequent speaker at global industry events delivering the value and vision of truly integrated solutions that solve real world problems.




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