Software and services provider Ilog has released Rules for .NET 3.0, a business rules management system for the Microsoft .NET platform.
It said Rules for .NET 3.0 integrates with Microsoft platforms and products including Office 2007, Virtual studio, and .NET framework 3.0. It will also enable users to edit and manage business rules in Microsoft’s Word and Excel. It also supports the windows communication foundation (WCF), which is Microsoft’s programming model for building SOA applications.
Burley Kawasaki, director of the connected systems division at Microsoft, said: IT departments need the right tools to fully leverage the benefits of SOA and composite applications to continue to bridge the gap between business and IT. We expect the investments Ilog has made in its latest release of Rules for .NET, particularly its tight integration with WCF and the .NET Framework, will benefit Microsoft customers who are trying to promote cross-boundary collaboration leveraging BRMS and SOA on Microsoft platforms.
In December 2007, Ilog joined Microsoft’s business process alliance to propel mainstream adoption of business process management.