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The Most Complete Kubernetes Data Services Platform

Portworx® by Pure Storage provides a fully integrated solution for persistent storage, data protection, disaster recovery, data security, cross-cloud and data migrations, and automated capacity management for applications running on Kubernetes.

Accelerate Your Digital Transformation

Portworx products enable you to run any cloud-native data service, in any cloud, using any Kubernetes platform, with built-in high availability, data protection, data security, and hybrid-cloud mobility.

Powerful Subscription Economics

Portworx provides a subscription-based data management platform for modern apps running on Kubernetes across hybrid-cloud environments in containers.

Digital Transformation Acceleration

Together, Portworx provides the most complete data-services platform for building, automating, protecting, and securing all applications.

Most Complete Kubernetes Storage

Only Portworx provides a fully integrated solution for persistent storage, security, data protection, and automated capacity management for Kubernetes apps.

Trust Your Mission-Critical Applications to Portworx®

Ninety-five percent* of new apps are developed in containers, emphasising the swift adoption of cloud native. Pure Storage and Portworx deliver the most complete Kubernetes Data Services Platform for building, scaling, automating, and securing cloud-native applications. Discover how you can accelerate your digital transformation with the combination of Pure Storage and Portworx.

*451 Research

Portworx by Pure Storage Named a Leader and Outperformer

For the fourth consecutive year, Pure Storage is recognized as a Leader and Outperformer in the GigaOm Radar for Enterprise Kubernetes Data Storage.

GigaOm Research reports Portworx is the top vendor for Kubernetes data storage

Portworx Named the Gold Standard

For the third consecutive year, Pure Storage is recognised as a Leader and Outperformer in the GigaOm Radar for Enterprise Kubernetes Data Storage.

Kubernetes solution for data storage, data protection and data migrations

Discover the Value Kubernetes Provides to IT Teams Everywhere

We commissioned a new survey of enterprise users to assess the state of Kubernetes, find out how its adoption and usage evolved in the last 12 months, and explore what the future holds. The picture we got back is of a technology that is playing an evermore timely and critical role in business.

Kubernetes at Scale

T-Mobile uses Portworx and Pure Storage to run their large-scale application platform on Kubernetes. By combining the innovative solutions of both, they  cut their application deployment time from six months to just hours and have built an internal platform-as-a-service to support retail operations during the holiday season and new product launch traffic surges.

Kubernetes data protection with zero RPO disaster recovery

Even Better with Pure

As 100% software, Portworx runs on any infrastructure. Run Portworx on top of Pure Storage FlashArray™ and FlashBlade® to benefit from Kubernetes-native storage and data management, as well as our industry-leading performance.

Kubernetes data protection with zero RPO disaster recovery

Portworx Subscription Options

Portworx Essentials

Portworx Enterprise

Portworx PX-Backup

Production Kubernetes Storage

Production Kubernetes Storage

Backup and Recovery

Essential Kubernetes storage capabilities for small production applications

Fully-featured enterprise storage platform for multiple production applications

Complete application backup for Kubernetes to protect your applications and clusters


30-day free trial

30-day free trial

Free subscription

Annual subscription or pay-as-you-go

Annual subscription or pay-as-you-go

Limited PX volumes (50 volumes per cluster, 5 local snaps per volume per day, 1 daily CloudSnap per volume)

Unlimited PX volumes

Up to 5 nodes, 5TB storage per cluster

Unlimited nodes, unlimited storage per cluster

Point-and-click backup and recovery

Easy upgrade to Portworx Enterprise as you grow

Extend Portworx Enterprise with advanced features, such as DR (add-on), Automated Capacity Management

Any stateful or stateless application

  • Community support and step-by-step tutorials
  • Full access to documentation, forums, step-by-step tutorials
  • 24x7x365 enterprise support
  • Full access to documentation, forums, step-by-step tutorials
  • Application-consistent backups
  • Back up Kubernetes objects and data
  • Back up cloud volumes even if you’re not using Portworx Enterprise
  • Automate scheduled backups
  • 24x7x365 enterprise support
  • Full access to documentation, forums, step-by-step tutorials

*No commitment and no credit card required.


Portworx Subscription Options

Test Drive Portworx

Test Drive Portworx

Accelerate your cloud-native journey. Step into the virtual lab and test drive the leading Kubernetes Storage and Data Protection platform, according to GigaOm Research.

Take a Test Drive

What is Kubernetes storage?

Kubernetes applications are very different from traditional applications.  They’re made up of many parts—containers, pods, volumes, configuration—deployed at much higher densities, and updated much more frequently. As a result, storage optimised for traditional applications does not work well for Kubernetes.

People also ask:

1. How do you backup a Kubernetes application?

Unlike traditional applications that can be backed up using server-based snapshots, Kubernetes applications comprise multiple components—containers, pods, volumes, configuration—that are spread across a cluster of servers.  As a result, all these components must be backed up together in order to facilitate fast recovery.

2. Can I use cloud storage for containers?

Cloud storage like Amazon EBS, Google Persistent Disk, and Azure Managed Disk can be used for containers. However, you should run a software-defined container-storage layer on top of these cloud disks in order to achieve container-granular HA, data security, and backup and recovery.

3. What does Portworx bring to Pure?

Portworx is a Kubernetes data-services platform designed to provide persistent storage, data protection, disaster recovery, and other capabilities for containerized applications. While Portworx was designed from the bottom up to run on any storage platform, Pure’s massively parallel and high-performing all-flash storage solutions are the perfect hardware counterpart for your Kubernetes-powered apps. Together, Pure and Portworx provide a complete data storage infrastructure solution capable of delivering a Modern Data Experience™.

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“At the end of the day, what we are talking about is enablement of developers and velocity of delivering services at a particular price point and at a particular quality. . . There's hardly anything we can do in Kubernetes without having persistent storage and that is what has brought us together with Portworx.”

Satish Puranam
Technical Lead & Manager - Cloud, Ford Motor Company
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“We don't mind taking risks to aggressively push our agenda forward, and Portworx has kept pace with us and embraced it. Portworx has been instrumental in our success.”

Paul Davis
Principal Engineer, Software Development & Engineering, Comcast
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