Mule Saturn for BAM
In addition to the new enterprise release of Mule ESB and the beta release of Mule Galaxy, MuleSource also announced the release of Mule Saturn 1.0, a tool for business activity monitoring for business processes and workflow. Mule Saturn's features include business user views into workflow and state, process visualization, drill-down and root-cause analysis, and reporting on service-level agreements, the company said.
said with the
combination of Mule Enterprise Edition 1.5, Mule Galaxy and the Mule Saturn BAM
tool, MuleSource is making SOA infrastructure software more accessible to
Indeed, the cost of Mule's governance solution will be just a fraction of what HP charges users for Systinet, Rosenberg
said. He said he expects a fully functional Mule governance solution to cost
around $75,000, whereas a comparable Systinet solution might start in the range
Roy Schulte, an analyst with Gartner, said overall interest in open-source
SOA technology is growing with the increasing use of SOA technology. The low cost
of open-source ESBs has "the potential to reduce software costs and
enhance vendor independence," he said.
said the emerging
popularity of the Mule ESB has enabled the company to credibly add the new
capabilities that the market will accept.
"This validates the Mule ESB,"
said of the new capabilities the company announced. "I don't know that we
would have attempted this if not for the Mule name. We do believe we have the
brand behind us."
continues to grow, and he is looking to expand the company's engineering and
sales groups immediately.