Free WSO2 Webinar on April 18, 2012 Explores Proven Patterns for Connecting RESTful Applications with Business Application Message Formats and Protocols Palo Alto, CA – April 11, 2012 – Increasingly, organizations are adopting the Representational State Transfer (REST) paradigm to implement enterprise applications and facilitate effective communication between systems. However, many enterprises struggle to connect newly implemented RESTful applications with different business application message formats and protocols such as those based on Web services, publish-subscribe architectures, and various legacy systems. To help IT architects and developers address these demands, WSO2 will present a free webinar entitled, “Role of REST vs. Web Services and EI.” The one-hour WSO2 technical webinar on enterprise integration is being held twice on Wednesday, April 18: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PST for the Americas and 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. GMT for Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2012/02/role-rest-vs-web-services-ei The Role of REST in Enterprise Integration The webinar will explore the concept of REST and its role in enterprise integration. The session also will examine the challenges associated with connecting RESTful applications to different business applications and providing the corresponding solution patterns to address them. Additionally, the webinar will present real-world REST integration examples and illustrate use of the WSO2 middleware platform. Webinar presenter Hiranya Jayathilaka is a member of the WSO2 integration technologies management committee. Hiranya is an HTTP expert and spearheads the work on supporting REST APIs within the WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus and WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform. He is a long-time committer on the Apache Synapse and Apache Xerces2/J projects; author of the FIX transport for Apache Synapse; and a contributor to several other open source projects, including Apache Derby and Apache Web Services. 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.