Enterprise service business (ESB) vendor Cape Clear Software Inc. announced a strategic alliance intended to facilitate deployment of business processes across a multi-system integrated environment.

The San Mateo, Calif.-based company partnered with Vienna, Virginia-based Appian Corp., a business process management (BPM) technology provider.

The alliance should help customers better integrate BPM and ESB environments, essentially bridging the void between human and system interactions and allowing users to improve their ability to change and modify enterprise process applications in on SOA platform.