SOURCE: ServiceMesh

April 11, 2012 12:00 ET

ServiceMesh Partners With VMware to Accelerate Enterprise Delivery of Cloud Foundry and vFabric Applications

Speeds the Software Development Lifecycle, Reducing Time to Market for New Business Applications While Slashing Development and Maintenance Costs

SANTA MONICA, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 11, 2012) - ServiceMesh, provider of the market-leading, enterprise-class cloud application management platform, today announced support for VMware's Cloud Foundry platform as a service and the vFabric cloud application platform within the ServiceMesh Agility Platform. With the integrated solution, customers can deploy, manage and scale Cloud Foundry instances and complex vFabric application topologies in hybrid cloud environments in just minutes while maintaining security, compliance and governance through flexible policy definition and enforcement. The ServiceMesh Agility Platform orchestrates the entire software development lifecycle, automating workflow across existing development tool chains, to enable better coordination between development and operations teams and speed time to market for new business applications and services.

"ServiceMesh's support for Cloud Foundry and vFabric promises to accelerate customer development of cloud applications," said Jerry Chen, vice president of cloud and application services at VMware. "Their policy-based cloud application management platform augments rapid time to market while addressing enterprise security, compliance and governance expectations. We look forward to working with ServiceMesh as they accelerate enterprise adoption of Cloud Foundry and vFabric."

The ServiceMesh Agility Platform has helped Global 2000 enterprises unlock the business value of cloud computing by governing, managing and securing applications across hybrid clouds. With today's announcement, the Agility Platform brings more choices to progressive companies that want to transform their IT operating models to deliver significant cost and time to market advantages. With the ServiceMesh Agility Platform, companies developing and deploying vFabric and Cloud Foundry applications can:

  • Increase speed and frequency of software releases
  • Automate workflow across existing development tool chains, including comprehensive release management
  • Govern and enforce common application platforms across the entire software development lifecycle to ensure smooth production deployment
  • Adhere to stringent security and regulatory requirements
  • Significantly lower TCO by leveraging hybrid clouds
  • Provide cloud portability for complex application topologies
  • Instantiate and manage policies for multiple development and test environments in a single Cloud Foundry instance, providing a true enterprise PaaS environment

"To gain the most value from cloud computing, enterprises must empower their development and operations teams to better collaborate to deliver applications and services faster, without sacrificing quality," said Steve Henning, vice president of marketing at ServiceMesh. "By leveraging hybrid cloud environments, including vCloud Director clouds, and providing policy-driven orchestration of the entire software development lifecycle for Cloud Foundry and vFabric applications, ServiceMesh and VMware help speed the adoption of DevOps methodologies. With the joint solution, development and operations teams break down the silos and deliver applications and services faster, while maintaining the governance, compliance and security essential in the enterprise."

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About ServiceMesh

ServiceMesh provides the industry's only enterprise-class 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.

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