8 things you probably didn’t know about WSO2

We recently announced the addition of two new directors to the WSO2 board: Roman Stanek founder and CEO of GoodData, and Tyler Jewell, the founder and CEO of Codenvy and a venture partner with Toba Capital. Collectively bringing more than 35 years of technology leadership in cloud, service-oriented architecture (SOA), and enterprise software, they will play an instrumental role in helping us execute on our vision of enabling the connected enterprise.

But here are 8 things you probably didn’t know about WSO2

    1. Flora Ariyapala is the oldest employee still in the Company. She has been with WSO2 since its inception in 2005 and currently serves as a Senior Assistant Operations Officer. 
    2. WSO2 Tungsten 1.0 was the very first product to be released in May 2006. The product has come a long way since then and is now called WSO2 Application Server. Her is a blog post by Afkham Azeez, one of the initial contributors about the first release.
    3. Over the last year alone, WSO2 released over 40 product versions in total.
    4. WSO2 has employees located in 8 different cities around the world.
    5. The WSO2 Hockey team won the Mercantile D Division Hockey Tournament in Sri Lanka this year. Various teams take part in different competitions from basketball to bowling.  
    6. WSO2 conducted 50 webinars in the last 6 months.
    7. WSO2 has recorded 100% year-on-year revenue growth in the past several years.
    8. This month we celebrate 8 years of delivering next-generation platforms based on 100% open-source, integrated, customizable and high-performance middleware for the cloud, API management, integration, application development and more.  

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