Intalio Donates BPMN Technology to Eclipse

Intalio contributes its Business Process Modeling Notation technology to the Eclipse Foundation's SOA Tools Project.

Intalio has announced the donation of some of its Business Process Modeling Notation technology to the Eclipse Foundation.

Intalio, which prides itself as "The Open Source BPMS (Business Process Management System) Company," announced Nov. 28 that it has donated its BPMN process modeler to the Eclipse Foundation, and the technology is now available under the Eclipse Public License and is part of the Eclipse STP (SOA Tools Platform) project.

Officials at Intalio, of Redwood City, Calif., said the contribution of its BPMN process modeler follows the companys donation of its Eclipse Modeling Framework model comparator to the Eclipse Foundation earlier this year.

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"Thanks to a truly open development process and a relentless quest toward technical excellence, the Eclipse Foundation has established its platform as the standard development tool for any IT shop today," said Ismael Ghalimi, founder and chief executive of Intalio, in a statement.

"The donation of our BPMN process modeler to the STP project will make this fantastic tool a viable option to a growing community of business analysts, thereby contributing to bridge the gap that still exists between business and IT."

Intalio officials said the STP BPMN modeler is one of three contributions the company has made to build the first open-source BPMS. It complements the BPEL (Business Process Execution Language) engine Intalio donated to the Apache Software Foundation and the Tempo BPEL4People workflow framework hosted on All three components form the foundation for Intalio BPMS, a BPM solution that supports a Zero-Code development model.

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