This year IBM premier business partner KS2 Technologies will be returning to InterConnect 2017, IBM’s premier cloud, mobile, and API show. KS2 will be at Booth #362, helping clients get on-boarded with the Bluemix platform and demonstrating our own Bluemix-built application HomeSalesOne to show what the end result of building a hybrid app on Bluemix looks like. In addition, KS2 will present two featured presentations focused on using IBM App Connect Professional and DataPower to rapidly build secure services and learn from hybrid integration scenarios. If you’ll be attending InterConnect 2017, we’d love to connect with you while we’re there.

Session 5025A, March 21, 2:30pm – 3:15pm, Meritage Homes Uses IBM App Connect Professional and IBM DataPower to Rapidly Build Secure Services

Presenters: Chris Sinkwitz, Meritage Home’s Director Application Development and Ed Vazquez, Sr. Practice Director for Cloud, APIs and Middleware

Located at Breakers B, this presentation will cover how Meritage Homes uses IBM App Connect Pro and DataPower to rapidly build secure services. Meritage Homes is one of America’s leading real estate companies. They used the configuration-based approach of IBM App Connect Professional to rapidly create hybrid integration services across a multitude of application endpoints including JD Edwards, Salesforce and various real estate applications. The robust security features of IBM DataPower Gateway were utilized to publish these services securely for consumption by digital applications. Join us to learn the approach used for exposing App Connect Professional services on DataPower, and understand the technical details as well as the business value delivered.

 Session 6707A, March 22, 8:00am – 8:45am, IBM App Connect Professional and DataPower: Hybrid Integration Best Practices

Presenters: Eric Kuefler, KS2’s President and Co-founder, Ed Vazquez, KS2’s Sr. Practice Director for Cloud, APIs and Middleware

Located at Breakers C, this session will demonstrate the Hybrid Integration Best Practices when using App Connect Pro and DataPower. In this session, we will discuss customer use cases and best practices for hybrid integration scenarios. Application integration scenarios will cover SAP, JD Edwards,, Concur and other hybrid integration scenarios. Session attendees will leave with a clear understanding of how best to architect and use IBM App Connect Professional (Formerly Cast Iron Live), IBM DataPower Gateways and IBM Bluemix for security, scale and simplicity.