Ranking Is Based on a 55-Criteria Evaluation of Commercial and Open Source SOA Service Life-Cycle Management Vendors Palo Alto, CA – January 11, 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™: SOA Service Life-Cycle Management, Q1, 2012 report1 published January 6, 2012. The report’s findings were based on a 55-criteria evaluation of commercial and open source vendors that deliver service-oriented architecture (SOA) service life-cycle management (SLM) solutions. Significantly, out of a possible 5.00 points, WSO2 scored 4.05 points for product strategy and 5.00 points for cost of SOA service life-cycle management. According to the Forrester Report, “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. As one of the key categories of SOA specialty products, SOA SLM provides the core of one’s approach to SOA governance in the form of comprehensive life-cycle controls and a central source of truth about SOA services.” “We have applied a lean, adaptive and modular architectural approach to all of our middleware and cloud products in order to deliver 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 SOA Service Life-Cycle Management Solutions 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. Trademarks and registered trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.