WSO2 in 2008 SD Times 100 list

Mountain View, CA – June 16, 2008 – WSO2, the open source SOA company, announced today that it has been recognized as a 2008 SD Times 100 award winner in the Middleware category.

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The SD Times noted that in today’s services-based world, “The promise of SOA is beginning to come true.” Recognizing middleware companies on the SD Times 100 list for their role, the magazine stated, “Our finalists provide the best tools and systems for keeping track of all those services.”

“With its focus on solving real-world software developer demands, we’re honored to have SD Times recognize WSO2 as a leading provider of middleware solutions,” said Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, co-founder and CEO of WSO2. “It is strong validation, not only of our commitment to open source, but also the value our software brings in enabling heterogeneous service-oriented architectures.”

WSO2 has earned other prestigious awards in 2008. The WSO2 Web Services Application Server (WSAS) 2.0 received the Product of the Year award in the Data Services/Integration category, and IDG’s InfoWorld named WSO2 CTO Paul Fremantle one of InfoWorld’s Top 25 Chief Technology Officers for 2008.