HashiCorp Launches Multi-Cloud Automation as a Service with HashiCorp Cloud Platform

HashiCorp | June 22, 2020

HashiCorp Launches Multi-Cloud  Automation as a Service with HashiCorp Cloud Platform
HashiCorp®, the leader in multi-cloud infrastructure automation software, at HashiConf Digital today announced its new flagship cloud offering HashiCorp Cloud Platform (HCP), a fully managed platform offering the HashiCorp products as a service to automate infrastructure on any cloud.
With HCP, customers will be able to use HashiCorp products to provision, secure, connect, and run an organization’s cloud-based infrastructure without having to take on the operational burden.

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Security analysts are overwhelmed with data. That means even the most skilled professional operates on a bit of hope when investigating a threat--hope that they're asking the right questions at the right time. With twenty minutes or less to investigate each individual incident--and having to examine dozens of threat feeds, security blogs, websites and bulletins to do it--the chances of error are high.

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