SOA News Desk
Belgium Government Deploys IONA's Open Source FUSE ESB
Open Source SOA Technology
By: SOA News Desk
Dec. 4, 2007 01:00 PM
IONA Technologies announced that the Belgium Ministry for
Education is using
Prior to the implementation of the project, records for primary and secondary school students were stored in a variety of different locations and formats, and facilitating a centralized system required the integration of over 8,000 disparate client applications. During the academic enrollment period the system will process approximately 1.5 million student registrations. Online registrations will be securely processed by the system, generating web services messages which will be assigned a 'client certificate' which in turn will be validated by the ESB.
"With the ESB providing the critical integration needs
for this SOA project we needed to ensure the chosen technology would be robust
enough to handle the inherent complexities involved in bringing together
multiple applications and securely managing the volume of registrations on the
system," said Lilian Duchene, SOA Technical Project Manager, ETNIC.
"FUSE ESB provided the high levels of performance, reliability and
flexibility required for a project of this scale and with the expertise of
"Government organizations worldwide are realizing the benefits of deploying professional Open Source technologies as part of their strategic IT initiatives," said Larry Alston, Vice President and General Manager Open Source, IONA Technologies.
"Customers are exploring Open Source Middleware
technology as a more cost effective deployment option and with
Further information on IONA FUSE is available at the FUSE community Web site at http://open.iona.com. The site also offers discussion forums, wikis, tutorials, sample applications and documentation designed to help users at all stages of their FUSE adoption.
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