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Align Business and Technology Through the Use of SOA

MuleSource’s technology, to be included as a part of NaviSite’s AppStructure platform, provides customers with new integration and collaboration capabilities and helps to enhance business agility.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO and ANDOVER, Mass., November 4, 2008 - MuleSource, the leading provider of open source service oriented architecture (SOA) infrastructure software, today announced a partnership with NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a leading provider of application management and enterprise hosting solutions, to offer MuleSource’s technology as a part of NaviSite’s AppStructure platform, simplifying service oriented development across NaviSite-hosted systems, on-premise applications, and external trading partners. The new offering, available immediately, provides customers with a one-stop shop for integration and hosting services with far-reaching visibility into their SOA infrastructure and hosted environments.

NaviSite’s AppStructure service is launched from the solid foundation of NaviSite’s hosting infrastructure and deep expertise with managing and supporting applications. The addition of the industry-leading Mule enterprise service bus (ESB) allows NaviSite to offer its customers a service to support high-performance, multi-protocol transactions between heterogeneous systems.

“With MuleSource, we are able to provide our customers with the ability to integrate disparate systems and incorporate them into a larger SOA strategy,” said Denis Martin, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, NaviSite. “Further, this joint offering allows our customers to monitor and manage all of their assets efficiently, helping them to gain control of their SOA.”

With MuleSource’s Mule HQ, NaviSite customers will gain visibility on performance and availability for their SOA infrastructure and applications. The MuleSource offerings are integrated with NaviSite’s monitoring platform, providing a comprehensive view into key IT components that include network devices, security devices, servers, applications and databases managed by NaviSite’s 24x7 network operating center.

“Our partnership with NaviSite truly delivers a flexible, best-of-breed solution that provides inherent business continuity and availability, enables a modern integrated application environment, and is so easy to deploy that it only takes minutes to get up and running,” said Phil Bradley, Vice President of Sales, MuleSource. “With NaviSite’s AppStructure offering, we can leverage world-class hosting and a next-generation platform for business agility to extend our technology and services into additional markets.”

About NaviSite, Inc.
NaviSite is a leading provider of enterprise hosting and application solutions. Customers depend on NaviSite for managed application services, application development, implementation and management on its web infrastructure platforms in 17 state-of-the art data centers supported by more than 700 professionals. NaviSite provides customized and scalable solutions leveraging its broad range of application development capabilities, packaged software implementation expertise, deep portfolio of best in class technologies and a full suite of web-hosting and internet infrastructure options. For more information, please visit www.navisite.com

About MuleSource
MuleSource is the leading provider of open source service oriented architecture (SOA) infrastructure software. Founded by the creators of the Mule project, 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 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. For more information, visit www.mulesource.com.

Ray George, Page One PR