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Application Data Management
Built for Kubernetes

Project Astra unlocks the power of Kubernetes to accelerate developer agility, drive business productivity and enhance IT operational efficiencies


Project Astra is a Kubernetes application data lifecycle management service that simplifies operations for stateful applications. With Project Astra you can deploy and maintain data-rich applications with your choice of Kubernetes, across your choice of leading public clouds, including, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services and also your on-premises datacenters. Project Astra will allow you to easily automate backup and restore of your data or migrate your applications from one Kubernetes cluster to another in a multi-cloud environment.

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Build A Cloud Native Operation with NetApp Cloud Data Services

Project Astra is complemented with a suite of new cloud native services and solutions from NetApp that offer critical capabilities for Kubernetes application data lifecycle management. Important features include:

  • Migrate applications and data from one Kubernetes cluster to another
  • Easily clone an application from production to staging
  • Simplify protection with one click backup and restore
  • Meet RPO and RTO SLOs with efficient and secure disaster recovery



Enterprise-Class Data Services for
Data-Rich Applications

Easily back up and restore stateful Kubernetes apps, migrate clusters to new clouds, instantly create working application clones.


Choice of Kubernetes and clouds

Deliver seamless data portability with your choice of Kubernetes, and across leading public and private cloud environments.


As-a-Service Simplicity

Enjoy a fully managed cloud service, that is always on and updated with the latest capabilities offering on-demand access that scales from the smallest applications to the largest enterprise workloads.

Use Cases



Application Data Management for Kubernetes

Manage applications on any Kubernetes cluster, using standard Kubernetes resources.


Rich Data Cataloging

View applications and policies tracked across clusters and environments for all users and service accounts.


Proven, Trusted Data Protection

Entrusted by the Fortune 1000 and leading cloud providers for mission critical data availability, performance and security, based on NetApp’s 25 years of data protection technology.


Full Data-Lifecycle Automation

Tailored backups, app-consistent snapshots, and data encryption based on your desired protection configuration.


Cloud Native UX

Unified console for data management operations across multiple Kubernetes clusters and across clouds.


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