Webinar on December 7, 2011 Offers IT Professionals Best Practices for Evaluating Platforms That Will Minimize Development and Maintenance Costs Palo Alto, CA – December 1, 2011 – Market uncertainty due to the current global economic climate has pushed many organizations to reassess their future IT budgets. Seeking solutions to counteract reduced revenue, enterprises are turning to the development of IT cost optimization strategies to revitalize outdated infrastructures, deliver efficient new services, and reduce infrastructure license costs. WSO2 will provide IT professionals with best practices for addressing these demands in a webinar entitled, “Develop an Infrastructure Cost Optimization Strategy.” The free one-hour webinar is being held on Wednesday, December 7, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PST. For more information, visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2011/11/develop-infrastructure-cost-optimization-strategy-wednesday. Developing an Infrastructure Cost Optimization Strategy The webinar will explore how IT development and operation teams can choose platforms with lower development costs, minimize infrastructure growth, and select alternatives with lower startup and maintenance costs. The session also will examine how the 100% open source WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform and WSO2 Stratos cloud middleware platform can be used to support these objectives. The session will be presented by WSO2 Vice President of Business Development and Product Design Jonathan Marsh and WSO2 Vice President of Technology Evangelism Chris Haddad. Jonathan has more than a decade of experience helping to develop, standardize and promote core XML and Web services standards, and he previously served as an active member in the W3C and WS-I working groups and OASIS technical committees. Chris has led research teams at Garner and the Burton Group, advising Fortune 500 enterprise organizations and technology infrastructure vendors on adoption strategies, architecture, product selection, governance, and organizational alignment. 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.