Cloud management company ServiceMesh has been acquired by CSC, the long-time consulting company that has in recent years emerged as an IT management company that focuses on helping companies mover their apps to service providers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ServiceMesh describes itself as an enterprise cloud management company that offers Global 2000 companies what it calls “IT as Service,” that charges on a pay as you go basis. It helps companies extend their data centers to public cloud services with all of the governance requirements that comes with managing an enterprise operation.

The ServiceMesh Agility Platform helps enterprise customers with self-service provisioning and management of standardized and fully governed infrastructure as a Service, platform as a service and software as a service offerings. The company allows business to go fast, build new applications and manage multiple providers, all in a way that’s compliant.

The company had  $15 million in funding from Ignition Partners. Frank Artale, a partner at Ignition, was a member of the ServiceMesh board of directors. It was ServiceMesh’s only round of institutional funding.

For its part, CSC has been going through a transformation of sorts. A long-time consulting company,  CSC has become one of the leading cloud services companies. It has focused on Amazon Web Services (AWS),  as a core competitor.

In a prepared release, CSC stated that the deal will enable the company to expand the reach of its BizCloud service, as well as allow it to present stronger competition against dominant cloud players like AWS.

CSC and AT&T formed a partnership in August to take on AWS and other competitors competitors competitors competitors competitors competitors deal, AT&T is hosting its BizCloud service.

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