ServiceMesh is a company that provides an enterprise-level cloud platform. This bridges the gap between cloud computing technology and a business’s ability to create real value. This unique platform enables customers to manage and oversee the lifecycle of their cloud-based service. This includes multiple IT delivery models such as SaaS, Paas and Iaas over both internal and external cloud service providers. The platform empowers businesses to rapidly respond to ever-changing needs and it lowers IT costs for service delivery.
Founded in 2008 by Frank Martinez and Eric Pulier, ServiceMesh serves a variety of customers in insurance, banking, healthcare, manufacturing and financial services. The innovative company allows their clients self-service and on demand access to enterprise cloud applications cloud services and application platforms. This is done through what is called the Agility Platform. The company calls this IT as a service. It empowers companies to go quickly when building new applications and manage multiple service providers.
ServiceMesh received its first venture capital funding round of $15 million from Ignition Partners in November 2011. It also received an undisclosed funding round in July 2013.Due to the great success and growth of the company, ServiceMesh was acquired by Computer Science Corporation in 2013. The acquisition by CSC will enabled the company to expand its cloud services and put up a greater resistance to its competitor Amazon Web Services. The exact amount that was paid for ServiceMesh was not disclosed. The original product Agility Platform lives on renamed as the CSC Agility Platform™ living within CSC and complementing the products and services of the acquisition company.
Eric Pulier innovated and founded many companies in addition to ServiceMesh that have grown and were acquired in the IT services industry. He also has a long record of the philanthropy and worked with Pres. Bill Clinton in the 1990s to find solutions for cloud computing to empower at-need communities. Eric is a recognized writer and author of his book called Understanding Enterprise SOA.