WSO2 and ProKarma Partner to Deliver Enterprise Solutions Around the Globe

ProKarma’s Premier IT and BPO Expertise Combined with Proven WSO2 Middleware Platform Will Address Growing Demand for Open Source Solutions Among Enterprises Worldwide Palo Alto, CA – October 23, 2012 – WSO2 and ProKarma today announced a strategic partnership to deliver service-oriented architecture (SOA) and application integration solutions to enterprises throughout the United States, India, and South America. WSO2 delivers the industry’s most comprehensive middleware platforms for enabling SOA and composite application development and deployment on-premise and in the cloud. ProKarma brings more than a decade of proven expertise in delivering enterprise software and IT consulting services worldwide. Through the partnership, the growing base of global customers using WSO2’s 100% open source middleware can take advantage of best-in-class IT implementation services from ProKarma. Under terms of the agreement, ProKarma will use WSO2’s middleware to provide new and existing customers with on-premise and on-demand IT solutions for optimizing their business processes and operational efficiencies. Additionally, WSO2 will provide ProKarma with technical, sales and marketing support to promote SOA adoption and help customers achieve the high availability, high performance, and flexibility they require for IT and business agility. ProKarma provides IT strategy and consulting, technology implementation, and infrastructure to enterprise organizations across vertical markets. WSO2’s award-winning platforms include the WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform and WSO2 Stratos cloud middleware platform, which are based on the same code to enable a seamless migration between on-premise and the cloud. All WSO2 software products are released under the Apache License 2.0, and they do not carry any licensing fees. World-class production support from WSO2 ensures that users can run mission-critical applications on the platforms with confidence. “Our customers are seeking solutions based on technology that enables the agility to adapt as business needs evolve,” said Vijay Ijju, CTO, ProKarma. “We are thrilled to join forces with WSO2 in fusing our agile methodology, delivery models and frameworks with WSO2’s comprehensive and highly flexible component-based middleware platform in delivering innovative solutions, which can be deployed on-premise or in the cloud.” “WSO2 is pleased to join forces with ProKarma to build solutions for the challenges faced by enterprise customers around the globe,” said Jonathan Marsh, WSO2 vice president of business development and product design. “ProKarma and WSO2 each have a long history of practicing and promoting agile development, and with this partnership, we’re building on that foundation to advance our positions in related trends, such as cloud deployment and open source. WSO2’s leading-edge middleware technology together with ProKarma’s proven effectiveness at developing enterprise solutions offer exciting new possibilities for enterprise customers.” About ProKarma ProKarma delivers integrated technology and business process outsourcing solutions for over 150 global leaders in a wide range of industries and markets. ProKarma is co- headquartered in Portland, Oregon and Omaha, Nebraska, with sales and delivery centers in the United States, India, Argentina and Peru. ProKarma was selected as a Global Services 100 Provider for 2012 and ranked as the fastest growing IT services company in America by Inc. 500. For more information, visit: . 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 or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed..