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MuleSource partners with GigaSpaces to offer high availability for Mule ESB

Mule Enterprise to include GigaSpaces’ XAP technology for hot failover and high availability capabilities
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO – April 14, 2009 – MuleSource, the leading provider of open source service oriented architecture (SOA) infrastructure software, today announced an OEM agreement with GigaSpaces Technologies, a leading provider of application platforms for Java and .Net environments.

Under the terms of the agreement, MuleSource leverages GigaSpaces’ eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) technology to provide customers functionality that guarantees continuous high availability for the Mule enterprise service bus (ESB), with no data loss and no compromise in latency or throughput. These new capabilities are available with the Mule Enterprise product as a packaged solution.

“As our enterprise customers increasingly use Mule for their mission-critical applications, they are requiring 100% uptime and redundancy,“ said Ross Mason, CTO and co-founder of MuleSource. “Mule and GigaSpaces’ technologies are highly complementary, and many of our users have been urging us to create a joint solution.

Today, a number of MuleSource customers have already deployed Mule and GigaSpaces XAP together for high availability, scalability, and performance. Now, customers will benefit from an integrated solution which delivers GigaSpaces’ sub-second hot failover capabilities with no need for any additional integration or tuning.

“We are committed to building strong alliances with other established technology leaders to deliver the best available end-to-end solutions,“ said John P. Giubileo, Americas EVP and general manager at GigaSpaces. “With XAP’s dynamic scalability for high-volume transactional applications, Mule users can create highly reliable and infinitely scalable SOA infrastructures.“

GigaSpaces and MuleSource recently hosted a joint webinar on the details and value of this solution and the benefits achieved by using both MuleSource and GigaSpaces in enterprise architectures, including a real-life use case. To view an archive, visit http://www.mulesource.com/resources/userinfo.php?fileId=34.

About MuleSource
MuleSource® is the leading provider of open source service oriented architecture (SOA) infrastructure software. With more than 1.5 million downloads and thousands of production deployments, Mule is the world’s most reliable and widely used open source enterprise service bus (ESB) and integration platform. MuleSource delivers enterprise class software, support and services to the thousands of organizations that are using Mule, including industry leaders such as Walmart.com, Nestlé and DHL as well as 5 of the top 10 European and U.S. financial institutions. MuleSource is headquartered in San Francisco with offices worldwide. For more information visit www.mulesource.com.

About GigaSpaces
GigaSpaces Technologies is a leading provider of a new generation of application platforms for Java and .Net environments that offer an alternative to traditional application-servers. The company's eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) allows businesses and developers to predictably scale systems under any peak demand, guarantee performance under any data processing load, and seamlessly leverage the economies-of-scale offered by virtual computing environments such as clouds and grids. XAP leverages open-source and standard development frameworks to speed new application development and simplify migration of existing systems from traditional middleware and application server technologies to new virtual computing architectures.

GigaSpaces customers include six of the world's top 10 investment banks, world-leading exchanges, market data providers, hedge funds, retail banks, leading international and US telecommunications and mobile carriers, global Web-commerce companies, five of the world's top online gaming companies, and leading Internet media organizations. GigaSpaces was founded in 2000 and has offices in the US, Europe and Asia.

For more information, please visit http://www.gigaspaces.com, the company's open-source community portal or the company's blog at http://blog.gigaspaces.com.

Ray George, Page One PR