SOURCE: Open Integration, Inc.

May 29, 2007 13:41 ET

Open Integration, Inc. and SchoolMAX VP Present Student Information System Integration With Open Source Enterprise Service Bus at JA-SIG Summer 2007 Conference

CHAMPAIGN, IL--(Marketwire - May 29, 2007) - Open Integration, Inc., the leading developer and provider of open source enterprise integration products and services based on the OpenEAI platform, today announced that company representatives from Open Integration, Inc., SchoolMAX, and the OpenEAI Software Foundation will deliver a technical seminar titled, "Integrations of SchoolMAX Enterprise SIS with the OpenEAI Enterprise Service Bus" at the JA-SIG Summer 2007 Conference being held in Denver, Colorado this June 24-27, 2007. The presentation will show how Open Integration, Inc. worked with SchoolMAX to develop a special connector allowing the SchoolMAX Enterprise Student Information System to plug into the OpenEAI Enterprise Service Bus and be integrated with uPortal, Sakai, CAS, OpenLDAP, a data warehouse, and other systems.

Open Integration, Inc. Presentation Details -- JA-SIG Summer 2007 Conference

OpenEAI, OpenII and SchoolMAX Present: "Integrating the SchoolMAX Enterprise Student Information System with the OpenEAI Open Source Enterprise Service Bus"

Track:       Projects, Applications, & Solutions, Tuesday, June 26, 2007
             2:00PM-3:00PM

Presenters:  Tod Jackson, President, OpenEAI Software Foundation
             Lou Chappuie, VP, SchoolMAX Education Systems Division,
             MAXIMUS, Inc.
             Adam Rybicki, Senior Technology Architect, Open Integration
             Incorporated
This presentation will show how, without modification to the system, SchoolMAX Enterprise can be plugged into the OpenEAI Sample Enterprise and integrated with uPortal, Sakai, CAS, OpenLDAP, a data warehouse, and other systems, using both the exposed service interface and using generalized connectors that can be used to expose any system. To plug SchoolMAX into the OpenEAI sample enterprise, all that is required are transformations from MAXIMUS objects to other systems' objects implemented in the ESB middleware.

SchoolMAX is the education division of MAXIMUS, Inc., one of America's leading government services companies devoted to providing program management, consulting and information technology services. The Company has more than 5,200 employees located in more than 220 offices in the United States, Canada and Australia. In 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2005 MAXIMUS was selected by Forbes Magazine as one of the Best 200 Small Companies in America for that year. Additionally, MAXIMUS is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P SmallCap 600 Index.

More information on the conferences is available at: http://www.ja-sig.org/conferences/07summer/index.html

About the OpenEAI Project

The OpenEAI Project is an open-source project dedicated to discovering and documenting the controlling dynamics, principles, and practices of enterprise application integration and to present, implement, and promote those findings to its members and community through the open source licensing of its software. The Project is comprised of six distinct, but closely-related departments, which address OpenEAI Methodology, Application Foundation APIs, Message Object API, Message Definitions, Reference Implementations, and Deployment and Administration which together form the foundation of the OpenEAI ESB. The development, availability, and evolution of open source Enterprise Application Integration software is important to IT managers at enterprise corporations and especially within the higher education community and healthcare industry. More information about the OpenEAI Project software, documentation, and licensing information is available at: www.OpenEAI.org.

About Open Integration Incorporated

Open Integration Incorporated is the developer of a robust, standards-based enterprise service bus (ESB) based on the open source OpenEAI ESB technology platform. The company has a number of products for enterprise application integration including its OpenII Toolkit ESB and a number of pre-built connectors for leading enterprise commercial and open source applications.

OpenII also clients and embedded software partners with services to assist in building connectors that leverage this state-of-the-art, standards-based technology. Clients contract with OpenII to build connectors for peripheral systems that, for example, address test scores, transportation, subsidized lunch status, health, special education, and a variety of other areas of interest to an enterprise.

Commercial software vendors such as MAXIMUS, Inc. and SunGard Higher Education utilize Open Integration Incorporated's consulting and development services to integrate their respective products into the OpenEAI Enterprise Service Bus. For more information about Open Integration Incorporation and its products, visit: www.openii.com.

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