WSO2 to present workshop in Sri Lanka

WSO2 Technology Executives Will Lead a Workshop on May 16, to Explore Real-World Use Cases for Addressing Top IT Challenges with the WSO2 Carbon Middleware Platform

Enterprise architects and developers aim to build secure, reliable, and high-performance solutions that incorporate mobile, social, analytics, and cloud functionality.

However, when they attempt to incorporate these different capabilities, team members often encounter significant evaluation and integration hurdles. In a one-day workshop, WSO2 technology executives will explore use cases of how IT professionals can reduce the time and effort required to craft a comprehensive solution by using the open source WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform.

The WSO2 workshop, “Exploring WSO2 Platform Use Cases: SOA & Integration, Governance, Identity, and User Experience Discovery,” will be presented jointly by Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder and CTO, and Chris Haddad, WSO2 vice president of technology evangelism. It will be held on Wednesday, May 16, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. For more information, visit:

Exploring WSO2 Platform Use Cases

The workshop is designed for IT architects and developers seeking to optimize their IT strategies and projects. It will examine how customers are solving traditional IT challenges by combining WSO2 products, enabling project self-service, fostering partnerships, and delivering business-focused solutions. Workshop session topics will include:

• Why WSO2 clients are deploying WSO2 service-oriented architecture (SOA), integration, governance, identity, and user experience platforms.
• A discussion of how lightweight development environments based on APIs and JavaScript increase developer agility and participation.
• How to combine WSO2 Carbon products and create a purpose-fit runtime platform.
• Understanding when to deploy solution components across on-premise, external cloud services, or hybrid topologies.
• How to use WSO2’s forthcoming platforms for API management and application delivery management to reduce development costs and increase partner interactions.

WSO2 Presenters

Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder and CTO, spearheads the company’s overall product strategy. Recognized by InfoWorld as a Top 25 CTO, Paul was responsible for simultaneously leading development of the groundbreaking WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus and Apache Synapse ESB. Paul has played a pioneering role in open source development, beginning with the original Apache SOAP project where he donated code to enable access to Enterprise JavaBeans. Paul also led IBM’s involvement in the Axis C/C++ project. He currently is co-chair of the OASIS Web Services Reliable eXchange Technical Committee, as well as vice president of the Apache Synapse Project.

Chris Haddad, WSO2 vice president of technology evangelism, works closely with developers, architects, and C-level executives to increase WSO2 technology adoption, improve the middleware platform, and maximize customer value. Prior to joining WSO2, Chris led research teams at Burton Group and Gartner in advising Fortune 500 enterprise organizations and technology infrastructure vendors on adoption strategies, architecture, product selection, governance, and organizational alignment. His team advanced best practices in platform-as-a-service (PaaS), cloud application architecture patterns, SOA, and application middleware. Chris also has served as an Apache Axis committer.

About WSO2

WSO2 is the lean enterprise middleware company. It delivers the only complete open source enterprise SOA middleware stack purpose-built as an integrated platform to support today’s heterogeneous enterprise environments—internally and in the cloud. WSO2’s service and support team is led by technical experts who have proven success in deploying enterprise SOAs and contribute to the technology standards that enable them. For more information, visit, or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed.