Enterprise Use Case - Selecting an Enterprise Service Bus - Thursday, October 11, 2012

  • By Kushlani De Silva
  • 11 Oct, 2012

An Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) may serve as the cornerstone of your Service Oriented Architecture infrastructure, or you may feel an ESB is unnecessary and cumbersome. Many integration projects contain simple requirements and use cases that warrant including an ESB, integration framework, or alternative platform components in the integration solution. Selecting the appropriate solution mix requires integration reference architecture guidelines that include a comprehensive decision matrix. Team members strive to avoid complexity and inefficiency by specifying an optimal platform component mix, defining ‘the right tool for the job’, and developing scalable, agile integration solutions.

In this session, Chris Haddad will describe how your organization can wisely select integration infrastructure components and products. Chris will present an integration reference architecture decision framework and product selection guidelines containing:

  • Use cases driving integration platform component and integration framework selection.
  • Common Request for Proposal (RFP) categories and line items.
  • Tools describing when to include an ESB, integration framework, or alternative integration platform components (i.e. Data Services Server, API Manager, Governance Registry).
  • WSO2 client adoption patterns and success stories.
Chris Haddad VP, Technology Evangelism Chris Haddad joined WSO2 as vice president of technology evangelism in 2011. In this role, Chris is raising visibility, awareness, and knowledge of the unique advantages provided by WSO2’s lean, fully componentized, open source middleware for on-premise and the cloud.
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