Replicated $50M Series C To Advance Multi-Prem Software Adoption

In our never-ending pursuit to help independent software vendors bring multi-prem applications into the hands of enterprise software customers, we’re proud to announce that Replicated has just raised a $50M Series C round of funding! To say that this news humbles us is an understatement. We began this company over six years ago with the

Fully Remote: Home Office Should Not Be a Financial Burden on Employees

We’re excited to announce our new Replicated home office reimbursement program, and thought it would be best to outline the thinking and work that went into this new policy. Like many of our peers, in 2020 we decided to take our team fully remote. We let go of our LA-based office and began to hire

Redirecting Replicated

Dear Reader,  Last week, while I was listening at 2x speed to the Kubernetes Podcast episode where Google’s Craig Box interviewed me, Grant Miller, I had the opportunity to reflect on a few things. Who would have thought that the emergence of containers would be such a watershed moment in the enterprise IT landscape? The

$25M Series B To Modernize On-Prem Software

  We’re excited to announce that we’ve raised a $25M Series B of funding to accelerate our work of modernizing on-prem software for the Kubernetes era.  We embarked on this journey at the end of 2014 to make on-prem software be less terrible and eventually help it become amazing. Our initial traction and success with

Packaging Helm charts as KOTS apps

Replicated KOTS now has native support for packaging Helm charts as a component, or even as a KOTS application by itself. This works for both Helm 2 charts & the new Helm 3 charts. Helm Charts as Full KOTS Apps This new integration simplifies the process of creating and maintaining a KOTS application for software

Introducing kURL – K8s Distro Creator

kURL is an open source upstream-Kubernetes, custom distro creator. Think of kurl.sh as a link shortener for your favorite Kubernetes base components (aka add-ons). It creates a unique URL for your specific combination of components that can be installed with cURL on a modern Linux server. kURL installation packages can be run online or downloaded

kURL with Replicated KOTS

kURL is an open source project from Replicated that allows anyone to create a custom Kubernetes distro. One of the primary use cases of kURL is for distributing Kubernetes with an application or Helm chart to an enterprise customer who doesn’t have an existing cluster. In this capacity, kURL creates a modern, multi-node, software appliance

Kosplay at KubeCon San Diego, because… Kubernetes

KubeCon 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center, the home of Comic-Con, has managed to establish an even geekier form of cosplay. It’s called Kosplay… yes, with a K. Kosplay combines the age-old Comic-Con tradition of donning finely crafted superhero costumes with the Kubernetes community’s love of branded swag. Conference attendees will find high-end reproductions

KOTS Demo Video

We recently recorded a demo of installing a Kubernetes Off-The-Shelf (KOTS) application as a private instance. In this video we play the role of both application vendor and enterprise IT admin, so you have to follow along closely to catch some of the nuance of the demo. Both installations are managed by the vendor from

Announcing Kubernetes Off-The-Shelf (KOTS) Software

Today Replicated is announcing its new Replicated KOTS platform. Replicated KOTS provides software vendors with the tools they need to operationalize and scale the distribution of their Kubernetes application into enterprise environments. Those tools include Kubernetes-native versions of release channels, customer license management, automated troubleshooting and a nextgen end-customer admin experience. From Solid Foundations The