SOURCE: Cast Iron Systems

March 14, 2007 20:14 ET

Cast Iron Systems to Present at OpSource SaaS Summit 2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 14, 2007 -- Cast Iron Systems, the fastest growing integration appliance vendor, today announced that Simon Peel, senior vice president of integration strategies, will speak on the "SaaS in the Enterprise" panel at the OpSource SaaS Summit 2007 on Thursday, March 15, 2007.

The panel session titled, "SaaS in the Enterprise: Integration Behind the Fire Wall" will take place at 1:30 p.m. PDT on Thursday, March 15 at the Monterey Plaza Hotel in Monterey, Calif. The panel will discuss emerging best practices for integrating Software as a Service (SaaS) applications with systems that reside inside the firewall and how Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) fits into the growing SaaS landscape.

Peel will draw upon his 20 years of experience in enterprise-level technology solutions for companies including Vitria Technology, MERANT/Micro Focus, and Mainsoft. In addition to his current role at Cast Iron, Peel is a founding member of the Silicon Valley Product Management Association (SVPMA), has been featured in leading publications like CXO Magazine and has hosted numerous executive webcasts and webinars at, InfoTech Talk, Manufacturing Business Technology and eBizQ. Peel spoke specifically on SaaS integration strategies at's fourth annual Dreamforce conference in October of 2006.

OpSource SaaS Summit 2007 will focus on how winning on-demand companies develop and deliver their solutions. The conference will host over 300 executives from on-demand companies, the business Web 2.0 community, industry analysts, and venture capitalists.

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About Cast Iron Systems

Founded in 2001, Cast Iron Systems is the fastest growing integration appliance vendor. The company's flagship iA3000 application integration appliance garnered Network Computing's Product of the Year in 2005 and 2006. Customers include Allianz, Emerson, Intuitive Surgical, Lawson Software, and Toyota. Backed by leading venture capital firms, Cast Iron is privately held and led by experienced technology executives from PeopleSoft, Sun Microsystems, Vitria and webMethods. More information can be found at

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