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To ESB or not to ESB: A consulting partner’s perspective

In ConnectALL, Tech Talk by ConnectALL Marketing

In 2009, MuleSoft founder Ross Mason shocked his IT audience with a blog post entitled “To ESB or not to ESB.” The premise: not everyone should deploy an enterprise service bus (ESB). In particular, he offered that applications with minimal protocol and transportation requirements might be better off by skipping the use of an ESB. When developing the integration platform for its’ ConnectALL ALM Router, Go2Group embraced the market-leading Mule ESB, even with Go2Group’s minimal protocol and transportation requirements. In fact, Go2Group felt MuleSoft’s ESB was the only way to go for ConnectALL. Doug Bass, Go2Group’s chief architect, explained why in a speech at the recent MuleSoft CONNECT 2015 event. …