Connecting to all the services and micro-services required for a modern cloud native enterprise application can be a daunting task. This is an area that begins. S.olo.io Is trying to disrupt the new release of its Gloucester Enterprise platform.
Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Solo has focused on the concept known as service mesh since its inception. A service mesh provides a better way to connect different components in an automated way, often within the Kibernet Cloud local environment.
Idol Leon, founder and CEO of Solo, explained to TechCrunch that she knew from the beginning when she started the company in 2017 that it could take a few years for the market to understand the concept of service mesh and why it is needed. ۔ That’s why his company has developed an API gateway technology that allows developers to integrate APIs, which can be different data sources or services.
As of this week, Solo’s API and service mesh components. Glue Mesh Enterprise. The offer was different technology, with different configurations and control planes. This is now changing with the integration of both API and service mesh capabilities into a unified service. Integrated capabilities should make it easier to configure and configure all kinds of services in a cloud running on cloudburnets.
The solo service mesh, called glue mesh, is based on open source. That’s it Project, created by Google. The API product is called Glow Edge, which uses open source. Envoy The project was originally created by ride-sharing company Left. Levine explained that his team has now used Istio’s plugin architecture to better communicate with the ambassador.
Leon noted that many users start with the API gateway and then expand to use the service mesh. With the new Glue Mesh Enterprise update, she expects customer adoption to accelerate further as Solo Service Mesh and API Management will be able to differentiate themselves from competitors in both markets.
While service mesh space is still emerging, including competitors. Treatment, API gateway is a more robust technology. There are several established vendors in the API management space, including: Kong. Which has raised 71 71 million in the fund. Back in 2016, Google acquired the API Vendor. اپیجی۔ Increasing technology for $ 625 million and over the years since APGX. The platform was announced in February this year.
With the integration of Glow Edge for API management into the Glow Management Enterprise, Solo has not yet covered all the bases of API technology. Glow Edge supports REST-based APIs, which are the most common to date, although it does not support emerging ones. Graph QL API standards, which are becoming increasingly popular. Leon asked us to “stay tuned” for the announcement of the future graph QL of Solo and its platform.
Solo has raised a total of .5 36.5 million in two rounds. $ 11 million series a. The بی 23 million Series B was announced in 2018 and October 2020. The company’s investors include Red Point and True Ventures.