Independent consulting study: The move to open source integration is on

A tight and uncertain economic climate has prompted firms to seek low-cost yet effective ways to meet their needs for application and data integration.


Open source is on the radar of more and more enterprises
Forrester's research, commissioned on behalf of Red Hat, indicates that a growing number of enterprises across all industries are now considering, piloting, or deploying open source integration solutions. In this webinar, our guest speaker, Forrester Research VP and Principal Analyst John R. Rymer, joins Red Hat Director, Integration and BPM Product Marketing, Pierre Fricke to discuss this Forrester study in depth.

Topics for this session include:

  • Why enterprises are considering or currently leveraging open source integration software.
  • Which integration scenarios customers favor for open source solutions.

Pierre also covers Red Hat’s view on how lightweight, distributed integration infrastructure must easily work with standards-based, easy-to-use business process management (BPM) tools to enable a truly intelligent, integrated enterprise.


Date: November 1, 2012

  • 18:00 UTC / 2 p.m. (New York) / 7 p.m. (Paris) / 11:30 p.m. (Mumbai)
Length: 01:00
Language: English
Audience: Business


John R. Rymer vice president, principal analyst, Forrester Research, Inc.
Pierre Fricke director, Integration and BPM Product Marketing, Red Hat

About John R. Rymer: John is a leading expert on enterprise middleware. Included in his coverage are the Java™/J2EE application servers from IBM, Red Hat® JBoss®, Oracle, and SAP, as well as Microsoft's .NET platform, and Platform-as-a-Service offerings. John is an authority on the enterprise strategies of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP. John contributes to Forrester's coverage of business rules platforms, Microsoft SharePoint, and complex event processing. John is a frequent speaker at Forrester conferences for IT professionals.
About Pierre Fricke: Pierre is responsible for Red Hat's JBoss integration and BPM product lines, including the recent acquisitions of FuseSource products and technologies from Polymita. For more than 7 years, Pierre has led product strategy for other JBoss products, and he oversaw Red Hat’s expansion into the service-oriented architecture (SOA) market with JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform. Pierre is focused on integration, SOA, and business process automation, bringing the value of open source and community innovation to customers in these markets.

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