SAN FRANCISCO, April 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HashiCorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HCP), a leading provider of multi-cloud infrastructure automation software, today announced the appointment of Gurpreet Singh as senior vice president of networking, responsible for leading the engineering, design, and product teams for HashiCorp Consul®, the company’s cloud services networking solution designed and built for the cloud era.
Consul helps organizations more easily manage the unique networking and security challenges found in the cloud, where rapid growth and increased scale create new complexities, while requiring a new approach. Singh’s integration is part of HashiCorp’s ongoing and significant investment in Consul, a product designed to help organizations transition to the cloud by fundamentally changing the way they think about networking. Cloud networking is expected to have a total addressable market of over $31 billion by 2026 according to 650 Group.
Gurpreet joins HashiCorp to continue driving innovation with Consul across the company’s open source, self-managed and cloud offerings. As organizations embrace service-based networking, Consul enables these organizations to adapt to the speed of modern application delivery practices, without compromising consistency in how networks are deployed and managed or with security policies. HashiCorp Consul uses service identities to discover, secure, automate, and access applications running in any environment. For example, a rapidly growing use case is organizations deploying Consul as a service mesh to enable trustless networking by securing applications on any runtime environment, such as Kubernetes, virtual machines and Amazon ECS.
“With hundreds of Consul enterprise customers, Consul is a leading networking solution built for the cloud. As we continue to invest heavily in Consul and meet this growing enterprise demand, we are excited to have Gurpreet join us in creating and delivering the best cloud service networking solutions,” said Armon Dadgar, Co-Founder and CTO, HashiCorp. “Gurpreet brings a wealth of networking, data and storage experience, as well as years of experience in product development and management, and we look forward to his leadership and team growth.
The enterprise version of HashiCorp Consul has hundreds of commercial customers including Bloomberg, BNP Paribas, CapitalOne, Cloudflare, Comcast, Deluxe, Deutsche Borse, eBay, Exact Sciences, F5, General Motors, Pandora, Robinhood, Stripe, SAP Ariba, SeatGeek , WePay (a Chase company), Q2, Tide Business Banking and Workday.
“I am excited to join HashiCorp to lead the next phase of growth in its networking business. The team built a robust cloud service networking solution, which has become an essential part of the modern technology stack for businesses around the world,” Singh said. “I have witnessed the evolution of the modern infrastructure stack through various perspectives over my career, each of which has helped me understand what is needed to make businesses agile and secure today. today, and I see Consul as an important part of that solution.”
Singh has worked in the enterprise infrastructure space for over 25 years. Most recently, he was responsible for driving product vision and strategy for Google’s technical infrastructure. Companies that rely on this infrastructure include YouTube, search/sds, Waymo, etc. Previously, he was CEO of Pavilion Data, where he led the business from pre-product to significant early growth. Singh has held leadership positions in product management at Pure Storage, Riverbed Technology, and Brocade Communications, and has also spent time as an entrepreneur-in-residence for Lightspeed Venture Partners. He holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from UCLA and an MBA from UC Berkeley.
HashiCorp is a leader in multi-cloud infrastructure automation software. The HashiCorp software suite enables organizations to adopt consistent workflows and create a system of record to automate cloud: infrastructure provisioning, security, networking, and application deployment. HashiCorp’s product portfolio includes Vagrant™, Packer™, Terraform®, Vault™, Consul, Nomad™, Boundary and Waypoint™. HashiCorp offers products as open source, enterprise, and managed cloud services. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, though most HashiCorp employees work remotely, strategically located around the world. For more information, visit hashicorp.com or follow HashiCorp on Twitter @HashiCorp.
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