WSO2 Cited as a Strong Performer in “Standalone SOA Management Solutions, Q4 2011” Report by Independent Research Firm

Ranking Is Based on a 51-Criteria Evaluation of Commercial and Open Source Standalone SOA Management Solution Vendors

Palo Alto, CA – December 12, 2011 – WSO2, the lean enterprise middleware provider, today announced that it has been cited by Forrester Research as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™: Standalone SOA Management Solutions, Q4, 2011 report1 published December 2, 2011. The report’s findings were based on a 51-criteria evaluation of commercial and open source vendors that deliver standalone service-oriented architecture (SOA) management solutions. Significantly, WSO2 scored 4.40 out of a possible 5.00 points for product architecture.

According to the Forrester report2, “Because SOA business services model key business transactions and queries, SOA products can provide direct business benefits in the form of real-time business visibility, agility, and control. As one of the key categories of SOA specialty products, SOA management solutions are a critical tool to maintain robust SOA operations and also to provide flexible visibility into business operations.”

“We designed all of our middleware and cloud products with the idea that a lean, adaptive, modular architecture could provide the high performance and flexibility that enterprises need. As a result, IT professionals can readily configure our middleware to address their specific SOA management objectives,” said Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder and CTO. “We are excited to be identified by Forrester as a strong performer in its Standalone SOA Management Solutions Wave report. It further validates our commitment to reinventing middleware around the next generation of open source standards to meet enterprises’ real-world demands.”

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 and the WSO2 OxygenTank developer portal at, or check out WSO2 on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed.

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