Palo Alto, CA – April 5, 2012. – WSO2 today announced that WSO2 Vice President of Technology Evangelism Chris Haddad will speak as a panelist in the "Years Ahead for Cloud Computing" session at the 2012 NAB Show for the digital media and entertainment industry. The session is part of the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) Cloud Computing Conference, the second annual DCIA-within-NAB event. The 2012 NAB Show will run April 14-19, 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Years Ahead for Cloud Computing This panel session will examine credible forecasts and projections and what they suggest about the long-term impact of cloud computing solutions for the audio/video (A/V) ecosystem. It also will explore the significance of cloud computing for the underlying businesses that are based on content production and distribution. Additionally, experts will provide an overview of how cloud computing positively affects each stage of the content distribution chain, from collaboration and post-production to storage, delivery and analytics. closely with developers, architects, and C-level executives to increase WSO2 technology adoption and maximize customer value. Previously, Chris led research teams at Burton Group and Gartner advising Fortune 500 enterprises and technology infrastructure vendors on adoption strategies, architecture, product selection, governance, and organizational alignment. About the DCIA The Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) is a non-profit trade organization focused on commercial development of cloud computing, P2P, and related distributed computing technologies. DCIA Membership is organized into three groups: Operations, Platform, and Content. The DCIA conducts working groups and special projects, such as the P4P Working Group (P4PWG), Inadvertent Sharing Protection Working Group (ISPG), and Consumer Disclosures Working Group (CDWG). It also publishes the weekly online newsletter DCINFO. For more information, visit www.DCIA.info. About NAB Show NAB Show, held April 14-19 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 90,000 attendees from 151 countries and 1,500+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, the NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com. 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.