API-Led Connectivity Underpins New Digital Strategy
SYDNEY – 20 July 2017 - MuleSoft, Inc. (NYSE: MULE), the leading platform for building application networks, today announced that Boral Australia, the country’s largest construction materials and building products supplier, will deploy MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform™. MuleSoft will form a foundation element of Boral’s digital strategy, supporting key business initiatives including supply chain innovation and omnichannel customer experience.
William Payne, Chief Information Officer, Boral, said, “We selected MuleSoft because of the company’s leading solution for API-led connectivity in a cloud based solution. By creating an application network with MuleSoft, Boral will become more agile to change and be better able to quickly adapt our platforms to best serve our customers as their demands and needs shift.”
In addition to connecting more than 100 legacy technology systems that currently exist in Boral’s IT environment, MuleSoft will enable Boral to more efficiently incorporate new, modern technologies. By executing on an application network strategy, where applications are pluggable and recomposable, Boral will be able to incorporate new technologies and launch future projects more quickly.
“MuleSoft will give our legacy applications a new lease on life. By taking an API-led approach, we can modernise systems to provide faster, easier access to critical data across the business. MuleSoft will significantly reduce time and costs associated with day-to-day data requests and enable us to create responsive modern digital applications that give our customers real-time visibility into business critical data,” said Payne.
Anypoint Platform enables organisations to build an application network of applications, data and devices through API-led connectivity, whether in the cloud or on-premises. MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform is built to address full lifecycle APIs, including the design, implementation, security and governance of APIs.
According to Gartner, “Digital business transformation is driving ever-more connections between applications, systems and endpoints in complex, multiorganization ecosystems. Application leaders responsible for integration are having to empower almost every member of their organzation to support this new reality.”(*)
Boral Australia is Australia’s largest construction materials and building product supplier. Boral Limited has operations in all states and territories across Australia, as well as in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and North America with more than 15,000 employees globally.
About Anypoint Platform
MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform™ is a leading solution for API-led connectivity that creates an application network of applications, data, and devices, both on-premises and in the cloud. This hybrid integration platform includes iPaaS, ESB, and a unified solution for API management, design and publishing.
MuleSoft’s mission is to help organisations change and innovate faster by making it easy to connect the world’s applications, data and devices. With its API-led approach to connectivity, MuleSoft’s market-leading Anypoint Platform™ is enabling over 1,000 organisations in approximately 60 countries to build application networks. For more information, visit https://www.mulesoft.com.
(*)Gartner, Inc., “Predicts 2017: Pervasive Integration Is Getting Ready for Prime Time” by Keith Guttridge, Massimo Pezzini, Eric Thoo, Elizabeth Golluscio, Paolo Malinverno, November 21, 2016.
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