Catalogic’s CloudCasa heading for spin-off and fund-raising
Catalogic’s CloudCasa kubernetes app SaaS backup service is headed for independence as a standalone business.
Catalogic Software, founded in around 2003, had three product lines by 2020: ECX for copy data management; DPX for endpoint and server data protection; and its nascent CloudCasa SaaS service for Kubernetes app protection. In May 2021 IBM bought the ECX product line, since Big Blue accounted for 80 percent or so of ECX sales.
The Catalogic investors, understood to include Trinity Capital, funded the CloudCasa development as an internal startup, starting with two development engineers and a blank slate in 2020. Now they envisage spinning CloudCasa out, with Catalogic COO Sathya Sankaran running it, and with DPX and its ransomware attack alerting capabilities looking for partnership opportunites.