Claiming ground against the ESB gorillas
How Open Source can challenge established ESB vendors
Many software vendors are providing an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), which is one key infrastructure required for Service Oriented Architectures (SOA). Now the market is prepared for the competition of commercial and open source license models. Very special to the ESB market is its combination of maturity and agility, product requirements are still emerging. A new open source offering either has to face a long race for features or can succeed based on a fast mass adoption with lightweight capabilities.