Pure Storage to acquire Portworx for $370M

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Storage as-a-service provider Pure Storage has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Portworx, a Kubernetes data services platform, for approximately $370 million.

By combining Portworx container data services with Pure’s data platforms and Pure Service Orchestrator software, Pure will provide a suite of data services that can be deployed in-cloud, on bare metal, or on enterprise arrays, all natively orchestrated in Kubernetes; the company said in a statement. Portworx is the industry’s leading Kubernetes Data Services Platform used by enterprises including Carrefour, Comcast, GE Digital, Kroger, Lufthansa, and T-Mobile and was named the Leader in the 2020 GigaOm Radar for Data Storage for Kubernetes report.

[Imae courtesy: Portworx]

Update: September, 28, 2020