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Volterra Unfurls Global Hybrid Cloud Service Based on Kubernetes

November 05, 2019 / NA

Volterra has launched a platform that enables organizations to build and deploy applications across hybrid clouds based on a distribution of Kubernetes.Emerging from stealth with more than $50 million in funding, Volterra CEO Ankur Singla says the service will span both multiple public cloud services as well as edge computing environments.At the core of the Volterra service is VoltStack, a distribution of Kubernetes that is curated and managed by Volterra. The only part of that instance of Kubernetes that any organization ever engages with is the Kubernetes application programming interfaces (APIs).All those Kubernetes instances are then integrated using VoltMesh, an instance of a service mesh that Volterra has built on top of open source Contrail software-defined networking (SDN) software, now known as Tungsten Fabric. Rather than building a service mesh from the ground up, Volterra was able to connect highly distributed instances of Kubernetes by leveraging all the time and energy or...