SOURCE: ServiceMesh

April 18, 2012 08:00 ET

ServiceMesh Named "Cool Vendor in Cloud Management" by Leading Analyst Firm

Leading Analyst Firm Cites ServiceMesh's Cloud Management Platform as Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 18, 2012) - ServiceMesh, provider of the market-leading enterprise-class cloud application management platform for Global 2000 companies, today announced it has been named a 2012 Gartner Cool Vendor in Cloud Management. Published April 11, 2012, the Gartner, Inc. survey of global CIOs identified cloud computing as one of the top-three strategic technology investments and recommended that IT executives take advantage of cloud computing innovations in self-service provisioning, software tool chain automation, and policy-driven governance to improve the agility and efficiency of their infrastructures, platforms, and applications. ServiceMesh's cloud management platform enables enterprise IT organizations to maximize the strategic competitive advantage of these investments by managing the plan, build and run lifecycle of cloud resources leveraging a sophisticated, policy-based framework.

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"Being named a Gartner Cool Vendor supports our belief that ServiceMesh is offering the right solution at the right time," said Steve Henning, vice president of marketing at ServiceMesh. "The survey of CIOs indicates that enterprises are increasingly implementing private clouds with plans to leverage hybrid cloud strategies in the future. The flexible, scalable, policy-driven ServiceMesh Agility Platform automates hybrid cloud deployment and management, and supports the entire software development lifecycle for cloud applications, making self-service IT a reality for large enterprises."

The ServiceMesh Agility Platform has helped Global 2000 enterprises unlock the business value of cloud computing by governing, managing and securing enterprise-grade portfolios of platforms and applications across hybrid clouds. The enterprise-ready, application-focused cloud management platform automates the deployment and real-time management of cloud-based applications and services. ServiceMesh is the only solution that governs and manages across the entire software development lifecycle and accelerates DevOps initiatives for companies deploying and managing enterprise applications in the cloud.

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About ServiceMesh

ServiceMesh provides the industry's only enterprise cloud application management platform that enables transformative "everything as a service" IT delivery models for Global 2000 clients. Enterprise customers select ServiceMesh to design and implement IT strategies that offer game changing competitive advantages through a federation of internal and external IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and cloud service providers. Customers use the Agility Platform to automate their plan, build, share, and run lifecycle with the security, governance, transparency, identity management, and policy control required by large enterprises. Some of the world's largest and most sophisticated companies in financial services, health care and other IT-intensive industries rely on ServiceMesh to realize quantum improvements in business agility, lower operating costs, and to enable new business and economic models that support their strategic business initiatives. To learn more, visit

About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

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