Decathlon has over 1,600 sporting goods stores globally and, more recently, they have expanded their presence in the U.S. market. In order to drive seamless customer experiences at scale, Decathlon partnered with MuleSoft to build a foundation of reusable APIs — making it easier to plug in new services.
Imagine a workplace where anyone — including non-technical users — can develop a new product or service, automate a business process, or build a single source of truth for a dataset. Employees are more productive and customers are better served because IT is no longer a bottleneck with a growing backlog of requests from the business. Instead, teams across the organization can unlock mission-critical data wherever it resides to accelerate project delivery and drive innovation at scale.
The orchestration of system-to-system file transfers by enterprises with external trading partners (commonly known as B2B file transfer) has been around for decades; as far back as the beginning of standard network protocols.
In the second blog roundup of this year, we are highlighting the top 7 blogs over the last three months––providing you, our readers, with insight into the top stories you may have missed!
1. Why the monolith isn’t dead
Many praise the microservices design approach, but does this mean that a monolithic architecture is outdated and inefficient? Think again. Read this blog to learn more about monolithic architectures and see what use cases render a monolithic design ideal.
Today, I’m pleased to share that MuleSoft has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Salesforce. This is a major milestone for the company and potentially one of the most game-changing technology acquisitions in history. I believe it will accelerate us on our mission to enable organizations across the world to change the clockspeed of business with application networks. I could not be more excited about this next chapter for MuleSoft.
Today is a big day for us. We’re having our IPO today. Going public means that we have grown MuleSoft to a scale and level of performance that few companies achieve. It means that we will be playing on an even bigger stage, and we’re ready.
Today is a big day to celebrate the great work of the Muleys who have made it happen. You should be proud and enjoy this moment—it’s an excitement that few people will experience.
It had just turned 2 a.m. on April 18th, 2003. I was getting ready to release my first open source project, and I was about to pull the trigger on a name. I settled on MULE as I was trying to solve the hard, unrelenting work of connecting applications and data—MULE was going to take the “donkey work” out of integration. What I didn’t know was that I was choosing the stock ticker symbol for a company that would go on to solve much bigger problems for companies globally.
MuleSoft provides the most widely used integration platform for connecting any application, data source or API, whether in the cloud or on-premises. With Anypoint Platform®, MuleSoft delivers a complete integration experience built on proven open source technology, eliminating the pain and cost of point-to-point integration. Anypoint Platform includes CloudHub™ iPaaS, Mule ESB™, and a unified solution for API management™, design and publishing.