SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 27, 2011) - MuleSoft, provider of the #1 integration platform for the cloud, web and enterprise, today announced that founder and CTO Ross Mason will present "The Top 10 Pitfalls of P2P Integration to Avoid in the Cloud" on November 10 at Sys-Con's Cloud Expo West. Cloud Expo West will take place in Santa Clara, CA on November 7-10, 2011.

Top 10 Pitfalls of Point to Point Integration to Avoid in the Cloud
While integration isn't necessarily a new problem, the unique challenges of integrating in the cloud require a new approach. Many enterprises, however, are still using point to point solutions to address their cloud integration needs. In order to tackle cloud integration successfully, we need to move beyond point to point integration and avoid repeating the same mistakes. In this talk, Ross will explore the top 10 pitfalls of point to point integration to avoid repeating in the cloud.

Time: Thursday, November 10, 9:00AM

Location: Santa Clara Convention Center - Santa Clara, CA

Presenter: Ross Mason, CTO and founder, MuleSoft

Market surveys consistently show integration to be the number one challenge organizations face in SaaS and Cloud adoption. According to a recent report from Gartner, an entirely new sector will emerge to address this issue, defined as integration platform as a service (iPaaS). By 2016, Gartner has predicted that at least 35% of all large and midsize organizations worldwide will be using one or more iPaaS offerings in some form. MuleSoft's iON is the first iPaaS to address this challenge by providing an easy way to integrate SaaS applications in the cloud with on-premise systems. Using a graphical design environment, users can build integration applications, leveraging off-the-shelf cloud connectors, and deploy them with one click to Mule iON.

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About Ross Mason
Ross Masson is the CTO and Founder of MuleSoft. He founded the open source Mule® project in 2003. Frustrated by integration "donkey work," he set out to create a new platform that emphasized ease of development and re-use of components. He started the Mule project to bring a modern approach, one of assembly, rather than repetitive coding, to developers worldwide. Now, with the MuleSoft team, Ross is taking these founding principles of dead-simple integration to the cloud with Mule iON, the world's first integration platform as a service (iPaaS). Ross holds a BS (Hons) in Computer Science from Bristol, UK and has been named in InformationWeek's Top 10 Innovators & Influencers and InfoWorld's Top 25 CTOs.

About MuleSoft
MuleSoft delivers the world's #1 integration platform for the cloud, web and enterprise. Built on the most widely used open source application infrastructure products, Mule ESB, Mule iON integration platform as a service (iPaaS), and Tcat (enterprise Tomcat server) provide an ideal combination of simplicity and power to today's web applications. The company's offerings boast more than 2 million downloads and over 3,200 organizations in production, including leading companies such as, Mastercard, Nokia, Nestlé, Honeywell and DHL, as well as 5 of the world's top 10 banks and over 35% of the Global 500. MuleSoft is headquartered in San Francisco with offices worldwide.

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