WSO2 Director of Solutions Architecture Will Discuss How to Take an Open Source Approach to API Management at ApacheCon 2013

Session will examine best practices for building an effective open source API management platform using Apache Cassandra, Hadoop, Hive, Synapse, ZooKeeper and Amber Palo Alto, CA – February 20, 2013 – WSO2 today announced that Asanka Abeysinghe, WSO2 director of solutions architecture, will lead a presentation at ApacheCon 2013. The session, “Innovative Foundation for an Open Source API Management Platform,” is part of the event’s Big Data track on Thursday, February 28, 2013. The ApacheCon 2013 conference is being held February 26-28, 2013 at the Hilton Portland and Executive Towers in Portland, Oregon. Leveraging Apache Projects for API Management Increasingly, managed APIs are at the forefront of an enterprise’s business strategy as a means of extending information and processes to customers, partners and other groups within the organization. The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has been dedicated to advancing these practices through technical innovation, with current projects working together to enable and extend effective API management. This session will examine how developers can build an enterprise-grade open source API management platform, which includes a high-performance API gateway and scalable analytics framework. It also will discuss how various Apache projects, including Cassandra, Hadoop, Hive, Synapse, ZooKeeper and Amber, play key roles in providing a firm foundation to do so. Time: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 2:45-3:45 p.m. Location: Room 1 About the Presenter Asanka Abeysinghe, WSO2 director of solutions architecture, provides consulting and training for enterprise IT architects and developers. He also focuses on the company’s vertical market capabilities, including financial services. Asanka has more than a decade of experience implementing projects, from desktops and Web applications to highly scalable distributed systems and SOAs, mobile platforms, and business integration solutions. He is also an ASF committer and contributes to the Apache Synapse project. About ApacheCon ApacheCon is widely recognized for bringing the global Apache community together to collaborate, promote innovation, reinforce and create new connections, launch breakout technologies, and leverage opportunities in using and developing Open Source solutions. ApacheCon’s presentations address specific industry challenges and real-world solutions, giving attendees the must-know tips, techniques, and trends needed to stay ahead in a rapidly changing landscape. Through highly relevant sessions, attendees gain first-hand insight on successfully developing, deploying, and leveraging existing and emerging Apache solutions critical to their businesses. 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..