Mesosphere is an American technology company that develops software for data centers based on Apache Mesos. It calls its product Datacenter Operating System.

Mesosphere is dedicated to helping enterprises unlock the next generation of datacenter scale, efficiency and automation with Apache Mesos. DC/OS is an operating system that spans the entire datacenter and pools datacenter resources and automates IT operations

Mesosphere was founded in 2013 by Benjamin Hindman, Tobias Knaup and Florian Leibert. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with a second office in Hamburg, Germany.


Mesosphere was mentioned by marketing firm Gartner in 2016. It was listed by TechCrunch in 2016 for companies having valuation ranging in between $500 million to $1 billion. It had a 2016 contract with the United States government, and reportedly an investment from In-Q-Tel, controlled by the US Central Intelligence Agency.


Mesosphere is backed by top-tier investors including Backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, Fuel Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield, and Byers among others.

Mesosphere has also acquired OrlyAtomics & H1 Studios to date.



  • Year founded: 2013
  • Funding Info: $247.3M in 5 funding rounds (Last Funding Type: Series D)- Mesosphere has also acquired OrlyAtomics & H1 Studios to date.
  • Yearly Revenue: $50M-$100M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued $800M as of May 7, 2018
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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