What makes AppBus unique and how it enables companies to realize a true service oriented strategy While the term “micro-service” has at this point been through the full hype-cycle, even the most cynical reader will agree that a service-oriented strategy can provide many benefits to organizations. When properly executed, it allows organizations to much more rapidly add, extend and integrate services. However, the realities of actually implementing this strategy are often more complicated than they first appear.
How two bus platforms intersect to deliver value A question we get quite often at AppBus is how we compare to a platform like MuleSoft. This is an understandable question given that MuleSoft is at its core an ESB and AppBus has “bus” in its name. The short answer is that there is some overlap in functionality, but the two companies are solving different problems. This post will focus on the areas where the technologies overlap.
Why context aware applications deliver value to organizations Salesforce recently signed a definitive agreement to acquire Mulesoft for $6.5 billion. This represents a 36% premium over their current share price. Enterprise Service Buses (ESB’s) are not a particularly new technology, so what is it about Mulesoft that allowed it to gain the kind of traction it has seen in the market and why was it so valuable to Salesforce in particular?
Modern “Wish-list” for connected applications In every organization, the demand for well-connected applications is growing. For the end user, a well-connected application enables them to access it anywhere, on any device, at any time. The application should work correctly on the chosen device – gestures should work on tablets and smart phones, frames should fit well on the screen, and the user should be able to work wherever they happen to be.