Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced significant new capabilities to its Enterprise Business Rules Management System (BRMS) solution designed to accelerate organizations’ efforts in building intelligent, integrated enterprises.

The new version, JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.3, is a comprehensive platform for the development and automation of business processes, including integrated support for Business Rules Management, Business Process Management (BPM) and Complex Event Processing (CEP). It enables full automation of mission-critical procedures and policies and real-time detection and response to business events. JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.3 is a leading open source solution that builds upon the innovation of the Drools and jBPM communities to deliver intelligent business process and decision automation to large and small enterprises around the world. Part of Red Hat’s integration platform, JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.3  integrates with the company’s recently announced JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 and JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 5.3, adding business process automation and intelligent decision and event processing to applications running on those solutions.

JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.3 includes the “situationally-aware” active decision making the solution is known for, and improves upon it with several new features, including:

BPM – JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.3 introduces the new BPM capabilities of jBPM 5, a flexible, Java-based workflow engine that greatly improves visibility and agility of business logic. jBPM 5 supports the lifecycle of the business process, from authoring through execution to monitoring and management. In addition, JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.3 supports the Business Process Modeling Notation 2.0 (BPMN2) standard. It features standards-based business process modelling and execution capabilities and smooth integration with business rules via a powerful BPMN2 engine.

Enhanced business user interface – JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.3’s improved ease-of-use allows the solution to be used by professionals of varying technical ability, enabling enhanced collaboration between business and IT professionals.

JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.3 is available now.