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Entertainment Partners Selects Mule ESB Enterprise to Provide a Flexible Approach to Application Integration

Mule ESB's Simplicity, Openness, and Technology Leadership Provide Entertainment Partners Powerful Integration Capabilities With No Vendor Lock-In

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/14/09 -- MuleSource, the company behind Mule, the leading open source service oriented architecture (SOA) infrastructure software, today announced that Entertainment Partners, the leading provider of payroll and production management solutions for the entertainment industry, has deployed Mule ESB Enterprise for its new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Entertainment Partners joins customers who drove 140% year-over-year quarterly bookings growth at MuleSource, selecting Mule ESB for its developer simplicity and powerful integration capabilities with no vendor lock-in.

Entertainment Partners uses Mule ESB Enterprise to integrate their ERP system with several line-of-business applications, including packaged applications, internally developed software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, as well as legacy systems written in C and FORTRAN. The ESB enables a loosely coupled architecture, incorporating multiple transport protocols, such as File, FTP, SOAP and WebSphere MQ. The new architecture eliminates previously hard-coded integration interfaces and the resultant run-time dependencies between applications.

"Our previous batch, file and point-to-point integration was becoming very costly to maintain, and supporting the needed message-oriented protocols would have required a large-scale custom development effort," said Matthew Meyer, Director of Systems Architecture, Entertainment Partners. "We were looking for the most sensible way to solve our integration problem, and as we sought to make a decision, we were attracted to Mule ESB's thriving community, flexibility, and adherence to open standards. Mule ESB gives us a simple yet powerful tool to solve our toughest integration problems, without the complexity, cost, or vendor lock-in of more heavyweight proprietary offerings."

Mule ESB's open source model enabled Entertainment Partners to evaluate the product and build initial prototypes without a daunting vendor-driven sales process. The team was bolstered by community-driven support during the evaluation process, as well as the transparent product roadmap.

"With Mule ESB, Entertainment Partners can solve their tough integration problems without making invasive changes to their applications," said Phil Bradley, vice president of sales, MuleSource. "With a subscription to Mule ESB Enterprise, Entertainment Partners has additional access to the enterprise-class features, stability and professional support they need to ensure performance and stability for their mission-critical application infrastructure."

About MuleSource

MuleSource is the company behind Mule, the leading 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.

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