Free Webinar-Based Training on July 10, Looks at How to Approve and Promote Cloud Applications Across Development, Test and Production Clouds Palo Alto, CA – June 26, 2012 – Increasingly, organizations are adopting DevOps principles and automating governance to improve development processes, reduce risk and increase project visibility. However, in order to achieve these modern best practices, many IT architects and developers must painfully leave existing tools behind. The fourthWSO2 Cloud Summer School class of 2012 will explore how IT professionals can successfully integrate applications with existing build management, continuous deployment, cloud management services, and registries to maintain tool chain compatibility and optimize the cloud development experience. The interactive online class, “Adopting DevOps and Automating Governance,” is being offered at no cost as a part of the WSO2 Cloud Summer School program. It will be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Pacific. To participate, register at: http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2012/07/wso2-summer-school-2012-adopting-devops-automating-governance. The class will explore why DevOps and automated governance are core platform-as-a-service (PaaS) attributes. The session also will examine how WSO2 Carbon middleware platform archive assets can be automatically deployed across cloud instances. Additionally, the class will preview how the forthcoming WSO2 AppFactory can be used to approve and promote cloud applications across development, test and production clouds. Class Presenters 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. He has been advising Fortune 500 companies and charting a vision toward “Cloud 2020,” both in his current role and as a former research vice president at the Burton Group and Gartner. Senaka Fernando, WSO2 technical lead and a member of the WSO2 integration technologies management committee, focuses on the WSO2 Governance Registry and WSO2 Cloud Services Gateway. He has provided technology consulting on customer engagements, helping to successfully implement governance, enterprise application integration, SAP integration, and on-premise portal solutions. Cloud Summer School 2012 Since 2009, the popular WSO2 Summer School program has helped more than 2,000enterprise IT architects and developers become more familiar with service-oriented architecture (SOA) technologies and best practices. The all-new classes for 2012 will focus on the cloud: from selecting a cloud platform to developing cloud applications, scaling cloud deployments, and demonstrating cloud value. Taught by some of the industry’s leading technical experts, the classes offer an opportunity to obtain thousands of dollars worth of professional training at zero cost. For details on the program and how to sign up, visit http://wso2.com/summer-school. 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 or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed..