Unveils Gloo Mesh Core to Accelerate the Adoption of Service Mesh in the Enterprise

Latest Release Unlocks the Complexity of Istio and Cilium with Streamlined Management, Security, and Observability

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --, a leader in cloud-native application networking, today announced the release of Gloo Mesh Core, a groundbreaking new product aimed at accelerating service mesh adoption in the enterprise. Drawing from's expertise in building large-scale service mesh deployments for the Fortune 500, Gloo Mesh Core provides SLA-backed support for both Istio and Cilium, coupled with intuitive lifecycle management capabilities, and advanced observability features for faster troubleshooting.

“Adopting a service mesh can be daunting for enterprises, particularly when navigating complex open-source technologies like Istio and Cilium,” said Idit Levine, CEO and founder of “Gloo Mesh Core simplifies this process, empowering platform teams to effortlessly handle the installation, security, monitoring, and management of their production deployments. Additionally, Gloo Mesh Core customers have access to our world-class support team, ensuring their sustained success.”

Gloo Mesh Core offers key benefits for customers, focusing on lifecycle management, security, observability and ecosystem innovation:

Simplified Operations & Security

  • Easy installation, upgrades, and patches
  • Layer Gloo Mesh Core on top of existing Istio deployments
  • Customizable storage backends for data control
  • FIPS-ready build of Istio for a secure production environment
  • Enterprise-grade Istio support led by Louis Ryan, the Istio open source project creator

Enhanced Observability

  • Streamlined diagnostics and a single dashboard for comprehensive control
  • Root cause analysis and proactive issue resolution, including health alerts and warnings
  • Telemetry-based health tracking using industry-standard OpenTelemetry
  • Seamless integration with existing monitoring tools

Platform Innovation

  • The first platform that enables Ambient Mesh support for any production CNI including AWS, OpenShift, and Cilium customers are encouraged to start with Gloo Mesh Core for simplified service mesh adoption. For more control over larger workloads running across multiple clouds, customers can upgrade to Gloo Mesh Enterprise. To learn more about Gloo Mesh Core visit or contact

The release of Gloo Mesh Core comes on the heels of being named a Visionary in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for API Management.

Supporting Customer Quotes
“After a rigorous selection process, we selected due to its innovative and performant Gloo platform, demonstration of the ‘developer’s mindset’ and its very customer-oriented engagement. As we build out the platform, we are also benefiting from’s highly responsive support teams.”
- Sody Kahlon, CTO - Domino's Pizza

“We're thrilled to partner with in Europe to introduce Gloo Mesh Core, which will enhance security, observability, and resiliency in our customers' existing Istio environments without API changes.”
- Mohamed Yassini, CEO - Amaziq

“Our partnership with is a perfect example of providing value and innovation to our customers. Gloo Mesh Core integrates into our customers' existing Istio deployments and delivers end-to-end observability and lifecycle management. Arctiq delivers on our customers' innovation goals partnered with”
- Kam Sabouri, CEO - Arctiq


Solo is a trusted partner to hundreds of companies around the world. Our industry-leading service mesh and API management platform, Gloo Platform, enables companies to secure, scale, simplify, and save costs on their application networking. creates solutions that allow companies to deliver modern applications faster, and across any cloud infrastructure. Our engineering teams are shaping the future of cloud native computing. To learn more, see a demo of Gloo Platform in action, or for a free trial, visit us at

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