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Gravitational is a company that develops cloud-based customer infrastructure software designed to simplify the management of cloud software. Its technology allows developers to deploy and remotely manage applications on any infrastructure.

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2019)20
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Key People/Management at Gravitational

Ev Kontsevoy

Ev Kontsevoy

Chief Executive Officer
Taylor Wakefield

Taylor Wakefield

Chief Operating Officer
Sasha Klizhentas

Sasha Klizhentas

Chief Technical Officer
Alexander Wolfe

Alexander Wolfe

VP UX & Design
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Gravitational Financials and Metrics

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Gravitational total Funding

$31 m

Gravitational latest funding size

$25 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Gravitational investors

Gravitational's latest funding round in November 2019 was reported to be $25 m. In total, Gravitational has raised $31 m
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Gravitational Operating Metrics

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Gravitational Cybersecurity Score

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Gravitational News and Updates

Machine Learning Finds More Gravitational Lenses Than All Astronomers Combined

A new survey, the DESI Legacy Imaging Survey, has found more lenses than all others put together.

How Gravitational Waves Might Wind Up Proving Einstein Wrong

Einstein has passed every test so far. That's why it's so vital to keep testing it!

This Under 30 Alumnus And His Team Used Gravitational Waves To Discover A New Class Of Black Hole

Karan Jani, an alumni of our 2017 30 Under 30 in Science list, is part of a team that has discovered a new elusive class of intermediate-mass black holes.

Ask Ethan: Why Don’t Light And Gravitational Waves Arrive Simultaneously?

There was less than a 2 second delay between gravitational waves and light, but that's incredibly meaningful.
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Gravitational Blogs

Preventing XSS Attacks

Cross-site scripting (XSS) is an attack that allows JavaScript from one site to run on another. XSS is interesting not due to the technical difficulty of the attack but rather because it exploits some of the core security mechanisms of web browsers and because of its sheer pervasiveness. Understandi…

SSH Certificates Security Hardening

SSH Access Hardening SSH certificates, when deployed properly, improve security. A half-baked access system using certs is more vulnerable than a public-key-based one if a user or host gets hacked. SSH is hard. Our team learned this at Rackspace, a large managed hosting and cloud provider. We starte…

On-Prem to Cloud | How We Designed SaaS With Kubernetes

It seems like nowadays, every company is a SaaS company. We’ve even begun stratifying by what is sold, replacing the “software” in SaaS to whatever the product’s core competency is, search-as-a-service, chat-as-a-service, video-as-a-service. So, when we, at Teleport, set sail for the cloud after yea…

What is Microservice? What is Kubernetes for?

This blog post has been updated as of 01/25/2021. What is a Microservice? What is a microservice? Should you be using microservices? How are microservices related to containers and Kubernetes? If these things keep coming up in your day-to-day and you need an overview in 10 minutes, this blog post is…

How to SSH Properly | SSH Security Best Practices

This blog post has been updated as of 01/25/2021. SSH Best Practices There’s no denying that SSH is the de facto tool for *nix server administration. It’s far from perfect, but it was designed with security in mind and there’s been a huge amount of tooling written over the years to make it e…

Secure SSH Access for Supercomputers

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Gravitational Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Gravitational founded?

    Gravitational was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Gravitational key executives?

    Gravitational's key executives are Ev Kontsevoy, Taylor Wakefield and Sasha Klizhentas.

  • How many employees does Gravitational have?

    Gravitational has 20 employees.

  • Who are Gravitational competitors?

    Competitors of Gravitational include Constant Contact, TierPoint and Spectro Cloud.