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Portworx Boosts Cloud-Native Data Security and Disaster Recovery

March 20, 2019 / Sean Michael Kerner

Portworx Enterprise 2.1 adds new capabilities to its cloud-native Kubernetes data management platform, improving resilience and security. Portworx announced the latest edition of its namesake cloud-native storage and data management platform on March 20, providing users with new security and disaster recovery capabilities. Portworx Enterprise 2.1 integrates a new feature the company has dubbed PX-Security, which provides granular role-based access controls that go beyond what are natively available in the open-source Kubernetes cloud-native container orchestration system. Data backup is being enhanced with the new PX-DR disaster recovery feature that provides low latency resiliency for critical data recovery. Kubernetes alone can't meet all of an enterprise's application needs," Murli Thirumale, co-founder and CEO of Portworx, told eWEEK. "There are needs around security monitoring, and particularly data storage and data management that are needed to really allow adop...