Announcing Mule iON, the industry’s first integration PaaS

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We’re pleased to announce Mule iON public beta, a cloud-based integration platform as a service (iPaaS) that enables developers to integrate and orchestrate applications and services.  With Mule iON, you can integrate with popular SaaS application, cloud services, and social media platforms easily using a library of out-of-the-box cloud connectors. At the same time, you can integrate your enterprise applications as well,

What is PaaS (Platform as a Service)

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With 2011 being touted as the year of the PaaS there are still many questions to be answered. I thought I’d offer up my $0.02.

Let’s quickly go over the basics of where PaaS sits. There are 3 defined service layers to the cloud: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS).

Both IaaS and SaaS are easier concepts to understand and have been around longer.