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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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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

2 years 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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Gravitational News and Updates

Ask Ethan: Can Gravitational Waves Pass Through Black Holes?

And either way, is energy or information conserved?

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!
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Gravitational Blogs

Bastions are essential to manage secure remote access to cloud infrastructures.

TL;DR - Yes! Bastions are still the recommended solution to manage secure remote access to cloud infrastructures. There is a growing discussion among network engineers, DevOps teams, and security professionals about the security benefits of bastions. Many assume that they are the “old way” of networ…

How to attack cloud infrastructure via a malicious pull request

In April 2021, I discovered an attack vector that could allow a malicious Pull Request to a Github repository to gain access to our production environment. Open source companies like us, or anyone else who accepts external contributions, are especially vulnerable to this. For the eager, the attack w…

Security Incident Containment with Teleport

What would you do when a security incident is detected? Shut down the servers? Pull out the power cord from the data center? When an incident is detected, both the incident method and the time required to contain an incident are essential to limit the damage. The slower you are to react, the more da…

How to start a career in cybersecurity - advice from experts

Do you have what it takes to become a cybersecurity expert? We interviewed 3 security professionals to find out how they got their start and what advice they would give to someone starting their career in cybersecurity. With security threats increasing, much of business continuity has come to rely o…

Why Secure Access to Cloud Infrastructure is Painful and What to Do About It

Introduction Can you enumerate every single network socket which can be used to hack into your cloud environment and steal your data? When counting, are you including the laptops of people who already authenticated and have access? The purpose of opening with this question is not to instill fear. Tr…

An Introduction to Hardware Security Modules (HSMs)

What is an HSM? HSM stands for hardware security module. HSMs are hardware devices. They can be quite small and plugged into the main board of a computer, or they sit side by side in a server rack. They store sensitive data such as private keys. HSMs do not allow you to read that sensitive data back…
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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, TierPoint and Spectro Cloud.