October 24, 2022

VMblog's #KubeCon 2022 Video Interview with Tom Leyden of Kasten (Kubernetes Data Protection)

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As part of our KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2022 coverage, VMblog visited with Tom Leyden, VP of Marketing at Kasten by Veeam.

Kasten by Veeam is a leader in Kubernetes backup and disaster recovery. Its solution helps enterprises overcome Day 2 data management challenges to confidently run applications on Kubernetes. Kasten K10, its data management platform purpose-built for Kubernetes, provides enterprise operations teams an easy-to-use, scalable, and secure system for backup/restore, disaster recovery, and application mobility with unparalleled operational simplicity.

In this video, Tom Leyden provides a quick overview of the company, and then goes into more detail on how they fit within the ecosystem being discussed at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2022.  Learn more about the types of problems that they solve for users, and any specific use cases.

Listen in as Leyden provides a run down of the company's technology offerings, what it does, and what makes it unique and differentiated. Leyden also talks about a new announcement being made at KubeCon, get a sneak peek. Find out what big themes and trends Kasten expects for 2023, and hear what they plan on presenting on the keynote stage themselves.

Stick around until the end and watch a demo to learn more about KubeCampus, a great place with free Kubernetes courses with hands-on labs, video tutorials and badges.

Learn more about Kasten by visiting: https://www.kasten.io

Check out KubeCampus: https://kubecampus.io/


0:00​ - Intro
0:29​ - Introducing Tom Leyden, VP of Marketing at Kasten by Veeam
0:49 - Background overview of Kasten
2:07 - How does Kasten fit within the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon ecosystem?
3:25 - What specific problems does Kasten solve?
4:42 - What makes them unique.
6:26 - New announcements being made (Kasten K10 5.5)
7:25 - Discussion of big themes and trends in 2023
8:58 - What's the Kasten keynote about during KubeCon?
10:33 - Demo of KubeCampus
15:04 - Wrap up

Brian Ducharme

Brian is an event reporter for VMBlog.com and an expert in virtualization/cloud techonlogies.  In his 15+ years of experience in the virtualization/cloud field he has interviewed hundreds of companies, users and executives.  Brian has been an active member of the NEVMUG (NEVTUG) since 2006 and attends both vmworld and Citrix Synergy every year.  Brian works full time as a Senior Software Engineer for Liquidware Labs.

Brian also spent 5 years as the managing editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine, an online magazine focused on the virtualization industry and has been with vmblog since 2011. He has a background in Computer Graphics, Marketing, Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development, Linux Administration and is an active member of the NHJS group. 



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