PHOENIX, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Jitterbit, Inc. has introduced Jitterbit Open Edition, a business integration product built on and distributed in open source. The offering addresses a growing market's demand for simplicity and cost cutting measures in business integration projects. When it comes to integration, customers have had limited options, currently relying on expensive, complex and proprietary solutions that require specialized technical staffing. With today's announcement, Jitterbit provides a solution that reduces the level of effort and skill required to achieve integration, combined with the benefits of an open source community to expand and improve the offering on an ongoing basis. While Jitterbit Open Edition's tools can be downloaded and used at no cost by business analysts and application developers alike, Jitterbit will also provide value added management tools with enterprise support and services for a fee. "Jitterbit is available for business analysts and application developers alike to download and use at no cost and with no coding required to solve many integration challenges," said Sharam Sasson, president and CEO of Jitterbit. "Jitterbit's simple to use yet sophisticated tools, combined with contributions and support from an open source community, will change how all companies approach integration." Jitterbit Open Edition Jitterbit is committed to fostering a worldwide open source community. The Jitterbit community will improve the quality of Jitterbit's software, continuously add product functionality, and help to address the hundreds of technology standards and protocols used in today's businesses. Jitterbit is available for download at http://www.jitterbit.com or at http://www.sourceforge.net. Jitterbit's open source integration tool delivers a quick and easy way to design, configure, test, and deploy integration solutions. It supports most standards-based protocols, including Web Services (SOAP), XML, and connectivity to popular databases. Jitterbit is designed with ease-of-use in mind. The suite can be downloaded and installed for Linux or Windows in minutes. Once installed, users can quickly build and run integration processes without coding and take advantage of support from the Jitterbit open source community. Jitterbit tools bring a "point-and-click, drag-and-drop" metaphor to all aspects of integration, including: 1. Connecting to different systems and interfaces 2. Transforming data between various systems 3. Defining events and exception handling for executing and tracking the results of integration operations About Jitterbit, Inc. Jitterbit delivers Open Source Business Integration solutions to address the problems of cost and complexity associated with connecting applications, data and partners. Jitterbit combines the power, affordability & quality of Open Source with the support and services of a professional organization. The company's mission is to help organizations connect quickly, easily and effectively. Privately held, Jitterbit is headquartered in Alameda, CA. For more information and to download the Jitterbit product, visit www.jitterbit.com About DEMO The annual DEMO conferences focus on emerging technologies and new products, which are hand-selected from across the spectrum of the technology marketplace. The DEMO conferences have earned their reputation for consistently identifying tomorrow's cutting-edge technologies, and have served as launch pad events for companies such as Palm, E*Trade, Handspring and U.S. Robotics, helping them secure venture funding, establish critical business relationships and influence early adopters. Each DEMO conference features approximately 70 new companies, products and technologies. For more information on the DEMO conferences, visit www.demo.com.
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