Forum Systems and Forrester Research to Host Federated SOA, Cloud and Mobile Computing Seminar

BOSTON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Forum Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crosscheck Networks, Inc., today announced it will deliver an all-day seminar with Forrester Research, Inc. and ASM Technologies Limited titled, “Managing IT Evolution through Federated SOA, Cloud and Mobile Computing.” The event will feature prominent SOA expert and Forrester Vice President/Principal Analyst Randy Heffner, and take place Thursday, May 10 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. BST at Grange St. Paul’s Hotel in London, England.

Headlining the workshop, Heffner will discuss “Understanding Services and Their Impact on IT Infrastructure” and explore “Enterprise SOA: Adoption Trends and Best Practices.” Crosscheck Networks CTO Jason Macy will showcase sample customer deployments. And the day will conclude with Heffner conducting one-to-one sessions with attendees.

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Forum Systems has a rich heritage in Web services and SOA security. Processing more than one billion transactions per day worldwide, Forum Systems’s flagship Forum Sentry API Gateway drives secure B2B exchange for hundreds of organizations in market sectors including federal and state government, telecommunications, financial services and healthcare. The industry standard for security and SOA Governance for XML, SOAP and REST services, Forum Sentry helps global enterprises leverage legacy investments, while offering a seamless migration path to cloud computing.

Recently, Forum Systems was named as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: SOA Application Gateways, Q4 2011.(1) In the report, Forrester recognized the company’s “…broad and deep support for messaging styles, attack protection, trust enablement, and content transformation.” Forrester cited that Forum Systems “provided twice the number of references Forrester requested” and noted that “half of the references specifically stated that they could think of nothing that Forum could improve on as a vendor.” And the analyst firm observed that “the vendor’s future plans for the product are strong, and its virtualization and cloud-support plans are good.”

(1) The Forrester Wave™: SOA Application Gateways, Q4 2011, Forrester Research, Inc., November 18, 2011

About Forum Systems

Forum Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crosscheck Networks, Inc., is a leader in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and XML security. Through comprehensive Threat mitigation and Trust enablement, Forum’s family of hardware, software and cloud-based instances provides enterprises and government organizations with the foundation for achieving secure SOA federation. Processing more than one billion transactions per day worldwide, the FIPS- and DoD-certified Forum products offer the industry’s most comprehensive protection against XML- and SOAP-based vulnerabilities. Forum Sentry has been issued an industry-first patent (7,516,333) for XML security functions such as XML Encryption, XML Decryption and XML Signatures using a network appliance. For more information, please visit