ZapThink Recognizes Fiorano for Being Process-Driven, Service-Oriented

11/18/2003 - Fiorano Software, Inc. announced that ZapThink LLC, the leading industry analyst firm for research focused on Web Services and Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs) recognized Fiorano as the only vendor that currently delivers on the promise of process-driven, service-oriented integration.

Releasing a detailed Briefing Note on Fiorano Business Integration SuiteTM based on FioranoESBTM, Ronald Schmelzer, Senior Analyst, ZapThink said, "Fiorano Software is pioneering the space of process-driven, service-oriented application development. While others are still getting their feet wet in attempting to produce loosely-coupled, coarse-grained, business-oriented applications, Fiorano has proven that they have the product capabilities and time-tested execution to pull off their grand vision for the new wave of business-driven application development."

ZapThink's recent ZapNote highlights:

"Fiorano Software may be one of the first vendors to pull together all the requisite components required to meet the needs of enterprise architects looking to build SOA-based solutions that deliver on the promise of business agility".

"The company has leveraged their early visibility and dominance in JMS-compliant (FioranoMQTM) messaging to deliver a feature-rich, powerful solution that combines visual, process-driven development of composite applications with a SOA-based integration. Combined with flexible and aggressive pricing and a quality product, Fiorano is giving their rivals, including TIBCO and IBM, a run for their money," concludes the Note.

To fully realize the potential of its investments in IT infrastructure it is essential that an Enterprise carefully evaluate its choice of a SOA-based integration that meets its current needs, with the flexibility to extend and scale with rapidly growing enterprise requirements.

“Our vision of a services-based architecture goes beyond addressing merely the pain of integration,” said Atul Saini, CEO, Fiorano, “It powers the Enterprise Nervous System of the next generation distributed enterprise. Customers are endorsing Fiorano as being an order of magnitude simpler and easier to use, with a significantly lower total cost of ownership.

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About Fiorano Software, Inc.
Based in Silicon Valley, California, Fiorano Software, Inc. ( is a leading provider of Enterprise class Integration Middleware. Fiorano's network-centric solutions set a new paradigm in interoperability, performance, scalability and ROI. Global leaders such as American Express, AT&T Wireless, Boeing, BTI Canada, FedEx, General American Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Morgan Stanley and POSCO deploy their Enterprise Nervous Systems using Fiorano technology.

About ZapThink, LLC
ZapThink, LLC ( is an IT market intelligence firm that provides trusted advice and critical insight into XML, Web Services, and Service Orientation. ZapThink provides their target audience a clear roadmap for standards-based, loosely coupled distributed computing - a vision of IT meeting the needs of the agile business. ZapThink is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Its customers include Global 1000 firms and emerging businesses.

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