ILOG has announced the availability of a free six-month trial of their ILOG Rules for .NET 3.0, which provides the power of the ILOG rules engine to .NET developers.  Supporting the launch of the six-month trial is a new .NET developer community providing a Microsoft-centric portal for .NET BRMS including a quick start guide for ILOG Rules for .NET, online tutorials, recorded Webinars, blogs and interactive forums. 

ILOG Rules for .NET 3.0 has comprehensive integration with Microsoft platforms and products:

  • Rule Solution for Office System enables rule authoring directly from Microsoft Word®, Microsoft Excel®, and deployment to Microsoft SharePoint®, providing an easy and familiar environment targeted for business users.
  • Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is supported with out-of-the-box deployment, accelerating projects and promoting reuse within the enterprise.
  • ILOG continues to lead on the Microsoft platform with the only BRMS that includes Microsoft Visual Studio® integration, promoting seamless project integration with Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) and Microsoft BizTalk® server.

More information on the offer can be found here: http://www.ilog.com/corporate/releases/us/080701_rulesfornet.cfm