We’re building smallstep so development teams can focus on what they do best, all while operating in alignment with organization-wide goals and policies.

Smallstep is a purpose-built language and tooling that integrates with existing infrastructure and code to decouple cross-cutting concerns like security and compliance. We like to think of it as velcro for distributed services.

What you whiteboarded

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Your actual architecture

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Smallstep brings order with a uniform, policy-driven implementation

Architect

Architects specify how services communicate

Developer

Developers build the services

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Security

Security encrypts and authorizes communication

Finance

Finance audits compliance data