Ranking Is Based on a 121-Criteria Evaluation of Commercial and Open Source Integrated SOA Governance Vendors Palo Alto, CA – January 19, 2012 – WSO2, the lean enterprise middleware provider, today announced that it has been cited by Forrester Research as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™: Integrated SOA Governance, Q1, 2012 report1 published January 17, 2012. The report’s findings were based on a 121-criteria evaluation of commercial and open source vendors that deliver integrated service-oriented architecture (SOA) governance solutions. This report follows two other related SOA reports in which WSO2 was cited by Forrester Research as a strong performer: The Forrester Wave™: Standalone SOA Management Solutions, Q4, 2011 report2 published December 2, 2011, and The Forrester Wave™: SOA Service Life-Cycle Management, Q1, 2012 report3 published January 6, 2012. According to the Forrester Report on Integrated SOA Governance4, “Because SOA business services model key business transactions and queries, SOA products can provide direct business benefits in the form of real-time business visibility, agility, and control.” The report continued, “Integrated SOA governance is a key part of a comprehensive and well-managed foundation for SOA-based solutions.” “We designed our middleware and cloud products with the idea that a lean, adaptive, modular architecture could provide the high performance and flexibility that enterprises need. As a result, IT professionals can readily configure our middleware to address their specific design-time and runtime SOA governance requirements,” said Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder and CTO. “We are excited to be identified by Forrester as a strong performer in its Integrated SOA Governance Wave report. It further validates our commitment to reinventing middleware around the next generation of open source standards to meet enterprises’ real-world demands.” 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 http://wso2.com and the WSO2 OxygenTank developer portal at http://wso2.org, or check out WSO2 on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed.
- 1 Forrester Research, Inc. “The Forrester Wave™: Integrated SOA Governance, Q1 2012,” January 17, 2012.
- 2 Forrester Research, Inc. “The Forrester Wave™: Standalone SOA Management Solutions, Q4 2011,” December 2, 2011.
- 3 Forrester Research, Inc. “The Forrester Wave™: SOA Service Life-Cycle Management, Q1 2012,” January 6, 2012.
- 4 Forrester Research, Inc. “The Forrester Wave™: Integrated SOA Governance, Q1 2012,” January 17, 2012.