Portworx is a company providing a cloud native storage and data management platform. It offers a solution for storage, data protection, disaster recovery, data security, cross-cloud and data migrations, and automated capacity management for applications running on Kubernetes. The company aims to enable organizations to manage mission-critical data on-premises, in the cloud, and across data centers.

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Parent CompanyPure Storage
HQLos Altos, CA, US
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Portworx was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Los Altos, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Portworx

Murli Thirumale

Murli Thirumale

Cofounder, VP and General Manager
Goutham Rao

Goutham Rao

Cofounder, Senior Technical Director
Vinod Jayaraman

Vinod Jayaraman

Cofounder, Senior Technical Director
Patrick Zanoni

Patrick Zanoni

Steve Ackley

Steve Ackley

VP of Sales
Sarvesh Jagannivas

Sarvesh Jagannivas

VP of Marketing
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Portworx Office Locations

Portworx has an office in Los Altos
Los Altos, CA, US (HQ)
4940 El Camino Real #200
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Portworx Financials and Metrics

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$55.5 m


In total, Portworx had raised $55.5 m. Portworx is a subsidiary of Pure Storage

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Portworx News and Updates

Portworx acquisition advances Pure Storage’s DevOps and data services strategies

The acquisition of Portworx Inc. by Pure Storage Inc. for $370 million last year was viewed as opening a new buying opportunity for Pure with the DevOps community. According to Portworx’s co-founder and former chief executive, the two firms have been working together in precisely that direction. “P…

Portworx by Pure Storage Announces Support for Google Clouds Anthos on bare metal

Pure Storage now offers comprehensive storage and data management solutions for applications running on Google Cloud’s Anthos on any infrastructure.read more

Kubernetes gets its very own app-aware backup from Portworx

Back when users of VMware Inc.’s virtual machines cried out for their own backup solution, Veeam Software Inc. answered. Now, what about containers (a virtualized method for running distributed applications)? As they go on replacing VMs in a lot of IT shops, do they need their own specialized backu…

Pure Storage Acquires Portworx And Elevates Container Data Management In The Process

Analyst Steve McDowell dives deeper as Pure Storage acquires Portworx, a container data management leader.

Pure Storage buys Portworx to expand further into cloud-native storage

Pure Storage Inc. said today it’s acquiring data services platform Portworx Inc. as it looks to expand into the growing market for cloud-native and Kubernetes-based storage services. The company said it will pay about $370 million in cash to acquire Portworx in a deal that’s expected to be completed…

Pure Storage acquires data service platform Portworx for $370M

Pure Storage, the public enterprise data storage company, today announced that it has acquired Portworx, a well-funded startup that provides a cloud-native storage and data-management platform based on Kubernetes, for $370 million in cash. This marks Pure Storage’s largest acquisition to date and sh…
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Portworx Blogs

Automate storage capacity management for VMware Tanzu Kubernetes clusters using Portworx Autopilot

According to the State of Kubernetes 2021 report from VMware, Kubernetes continues to gain momentum across all industries, with 65% of organizations running Kubernetes in production. If we look at organizations with more than 500 developers, that number jumps to 78%. This is more than 250% growth co…

Demystifying Data Protection for Kubernetes with Portworx PX-Backup

Data protection is the cornerstone to ensuring business continuity, and it has always been top of mind for all IT administrators. It is the process of protecting important information from corruption, compromise, or loss. According to the ESG Research Report on Data Protection Trends and Strategies …

Deploying a highly available Cassandra on VMware Tanzu with Portworx

Apache Cassandra is an open source, distributed, NoSQL database. Cassandra was originally designed at Facebook as a decentralized structured storage system. Over the past decade, a number of startups and many of the largest enterprises—like Apple, Best Buy, Grubhub, Hulu, Spotify, Discord, and more—…

How to deliver cloud native storage for Tanzu Kubernetes clusters on Amazon EC2 using Portworx

VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid (TKG) provides organizations with a consistent, upstream-compatible Kubernetes distribution that can be deployed across on-prem software-defined data centers (SDDC) or can be deployed on Amazon EC2 or Microsoft Azure. TKG delivers a consistent Kubernetes experience that …

Portworx Enterprise 2.8: deeper Pure integration, Tanzu support, and much more

Portworx® has led the market creating the most comprehensive storage and data management platform for modern applications running on Kubernetes, being recognized as leader in both the GigaOm Radar for Kubernetes Storage and Kubernetes Data Protection. Our customers love us for bringing the agility, …

Data Protection for business critical Applications on IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service and RedHat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

Enterprises are modernizing their infrastructure and Kubernetes is becoming the preferred choice to build cloud-native applications. More and more businesses are moving stateful and mission-critical workloads to a microservices- and container-based architecture that can work seamlessly both on-premi…
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Portworx Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Portworx founded?

    Portworx was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Portworx key executives?

    Portworx's key executives are Murli Thirumale, Goutham Rao and Vinod Jayaraman.

  • How many employees does Portworx have?

    Portworx has 54 employees.

  • Who are Portworx competitors?

    Competitors of Portworx include StorONE, GoodTrust and OpenLattice.

  • Where is Portworx headquarters?

    Portworx headquarters is located at 4940 El Camino Real #200, Los Altos.

  • Where are Portworx offices?

    Portworx has an office in Los Altos.

  • How many offices does Portworx have?

    Portworx has 1 office.