SOURCE: Cast Iron Systems

November 13, 2008 17:00 ET

Cast Iron Systems Joins Industry Luminaries Salesforce.com, NetSuite, and Oracle Presenting at SIIA OnDemand 2008

Proven Leader Shares Deep SaaS Integration Experience

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - November 13, 2008) - Cast Iron Systems, the #1 SaaS integration company, today announced that Simon Peel, Cast Iron's Senior Vice President of Strategy, will join executives from salesforce.com, NetSuite, Oracle and others in sharing key insights into the world of SaaS at the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) OnDemand Conference, November 17-19, 2008 at the San Jose Marriott in San Jose, CA. Mr. Peel's session, SaaS Integration: The Whole is More than the Sum of the Parts, will take place on Tuesday, November 18th from 3:30-4:15 pm.

Leading SaaS industry analysts have identified application integration as the number one challenge facing SaaS venders. The session will specifically address how integration solutions have been used in a SaaS context to save significant development resources, expand markets and win over corporate IT departments.

"SIIA OnDemand is one of the industry's most comprehensive conferences focused on the enablement and delivery of Software as a Service applications," said Simon. "I am pleased to have the opportunity to share how organizations, regardless of size or available resources, have rapidly connected SaaS solutions with other on-demand and on-premise applications, delivering an immediate productivity boost and the removal of integration as a stumbling block."

In addition to Mr. Peel's session, there are many more opportunities to gain insights on the direction of the SaaS industry, including:

-- SaaS Industry Leaders -- Engage with SaaS revolutionaries, including keynote presenters Marc Benioff, Josh James, Zach Nelson and Oracle's Anthony Lye.

-- Cast Iron Exhibit in the ISV OnDemand Showcase -- Cast Iron will be highlighted in the special ISV OnDemand Showcase at the conference. Please visit the Showcase to gain more insights on Cast Iron's Powered By Cast Iron™, a comprehensive program uniquely designed for SaaS providers, solving the challenges of selling SaaS into the enterprise by combining leading products, proven services methodologies, and customized sales and marketing strategies. Also learn about the Cast Iron Cloud™, Cast Iron's integration Platform as a Service. Only Cast Iron offers the choice of a completely cloud-based integration service or an on-premise integration appliance as an organization's application ecosystem evolves.

About Cast Iron Systems

Founded in 2001, Cast Iron Systems is The #1 SaaS Integration Company™. With thousands of customer integrations across all industries and around the world, including Allianz, British American Tobacco (BAT), Amerisource Bergen, Emerson, IBA Molecular, Krueger International, Peet's Coffee & Tea, PGP Corporation, Salesforce.com, The Sports Authority, and Tesla Motors, among many others, companies are benefiting from the simplicity, speed, and flexibility of the Cast Iron integration solution to integrating SaaS with the enterprise in just days. Backed by Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, and Lehman Brothers, Cast Iron is privately held and led by experienced technology executives from Informatica, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Siebel, Vitria, and webMethods. For more information about Cast Iron, please visit www.castiron.com.

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