SAN FRANCISCO - August 15, 2007 - MuleSource (www.mulesource.com), the leading provider of open source infrastructure and integration software, today announced that highly-regarded open source developer Dan Diephouse has joined MuleSource in the role of software architect.
Diephouse is best known as the creator of XFire (http://xfire.codehaus.org/), the high performance open source SOAP framework. As software architect for MuleSource, Diephouse will chiefly focus on expanding Mule's web services capabilities.
"Dan Diephouse is responsible for some of the best and most important open source software available today," said Ross Mason, CTO of MuleSource. "We're delighted that he's joining our team. His software development and web services skills are an excellent complement to our growing team, and we expect to see some great enhancements to Mule as a result."
In addition to his contribution to XFire and other open source projects, Diephouse is the founder of Envoi Solutions LLC, a consulting firm dedicated to creating and enabling web service and SOA open source solutions in the enterprise. Diephouse received a BSE in Chemical Engineering from Calvin College.
"MuleSource is a market leader in open source integration technology," said Diephouse. "It's clear that the team behind it is top-notch. I'm excited to become a part of it and help further expand Mule's capabilities."
MuleSource is the leading provider of open source infrastructure and integration software. Founded by the creators of the Mule project, the world's most reliable and widely-used open source ESB and integration platform, MuleSource delivers enterprise class support and services to the hundreds of organizations that have downloaded the open source project worldwide. Founded in 2006 and backed by investors Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Morgenthaler Ventures, MuleSource is headquartered in San Francisco with offices worldwide.
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