The Era of Open APIs Demands a New Type of Application

November 28 2012

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With the rapidly increasing adoption of SaaS, integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) has become the preferred way to connect SaaS applications.  However, with the explosion of Open APIs on the Web connecting APIs together is becoming the norm for application development. However, typical application containers and even application PaaS offerings don’t help in this new era where applications compose APis together from many different sources.

Introducing CloudHub, formerly Mule iON


In response to the growing demand we’ve seen for application and data connectivity across the cloud ecosystem, this week we are renaming our cloud integration platform as a service Mule iON to CloudHubTM. I’d like to give you a quick insight into why we’ve changed the platform name.

A new name to describe the value we provide
After working with a hundreds of F1000 businesses,

Designed With SaaS Providers in Mind: Mule iON SaaS Edition Now Available


Yesterday we announced the Mule iON SaaS Edition and a QuickStart Plan designed specifically for SaaS Providers. One of the reasons why we are so excited about this release is because it was designed specifically with SaaS providers in mind, giving you an easy way to build and deploy your own cloud connectors and Integration Apps directly from Mule iON,

Big Data & iPaaS: Come Hear Why They Are Better Together


This Wednesday, April 25th we are excited to join the folks at THINKstrategies for The Cloud Analytics Summit. This is shaping up to be a great event, jam-packed with best practice sessions and opportunities for discussion.

One of the reasons why we are partnering with THINKstrategies is to help companies see how an integration-platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) can accelerate their Big Data and cloud analytics projects.

The integration challenges around Big Data and cloud analytics tend to be twofold.

The Disintegration of PaaS

February 14 2012


I just read a good post by Sam Charrington on RWW titled, The Disintegration of PaaS. He points out that early PaaS vendors had to build out the whole stack, including application server, database, file storage, etc. This locks applications into a specific stack. He goes on to say that we are now moving into a new evolution of PaaS, where some of the component pieces of the platform, e.g., databases, are available from other service vendors.

SaaS Integration Challenges? MuleSoft has the solution

January 27 2012


Are you facing SaaS integration challenges?

A recent survey of SaaS and cloud vendors found integration to be the #1 hurdle in the SaaS sales process, with almost 90% of respondents considering integration to be important or extremely important in winning new customers. Customer concerns about integration represent both a threat and an opportunity for SaaS and cloud providers.

Mule Hackathon Cup 2012 v1.0

January 11 2012


Here at MuleSoft, every few months we take a couple days off and hold a company Hackathon. Usually these are individual efforts to build something unique and interesting using the technology and products that we create at MuleSoft.

To kick off the new year, we decided to sponsor a team event and see if we could get some creative new ideas that might be more then a single person could implement in a day.

Building a Bulletproof Cloud: How Mule iON Stays Up Even When EC2 is Down


High availability. Fault-tolerance. Redundancy. Region failover. These are all major features that users look for when determining which cloud platform to use. They are not, however, easy problems to solve when building a cloud platform. Previously, we discussed the technology surrounding Mule iON’s architecture. Now, we will take a deeper dive into these components and how we carefully built Mule iON to resist outages or failures on Amazon EC2.

Building your own Continuous Integration with Mule Cloud Connect and iON


As you probably already heard we launched Mule iON this week. If you ask one of our marketing guys what iON is, he will tell you that is the first cloud-based integration platform. iON will enable you to integrate popular SaaS applications, cloud services, social media, and a lot more without requiring any infrastructure.

Of course, I’m not a marketing guy,

Announcing Mule iON, the industry’s first integration PaaS


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,