WSO2 Federal Systems Director of Solutions to Present Two Sessions at Government Video Expo 2013

Keynote will examine best practices for protecting government video assets; panel will discuss applying lessons from the private sector to cloud-based government video delivery

Palo Alto, CA – November 20, 2013 – WSO2 today announced that WSO2 Federal Systems Director of Solutions Adam Firestone will present two sessions at Government Video Expo 2013. Both sessions are part of the event’s Pro Media Conference, which offers information and techniques for those working in government-related media operations. Government Video Expo will run December 3-5, 2013 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Keynote: Ensuring Security and Reliability of Government Video in the Cloud

Adam will deliver a keynote presentation, “Secure, Cross Community Access to Real Time Full Motion Video: A Case Study." There he will discuss how advanced access control techniques and technologies can allow multiple agencies and service components to share the capabilities of a single real-time, full motion video asset in a secure manner that provides both flexibility and maximum operational security, enabling the missions of military and government agencies.

  • Time: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 10:15 a.m.
  • Location: Room 158A

Panel: Cloud Dissemination of Government Video

Adam also will participate in a panel discussion, “Considerations for Cloud Dissemination of Government Video.” Along with other panel members, he will exchange views on the lessons learned from private sector business intelligence (BI) and mobile device management (MDM) in the cloud, as well as how it can be applied to delivery systems for sensitive government video.

Moderating the panel session will be DCIA CEO Marty Lafferty. Other panel participants will include Adam Powers, V2Solutions vice president of media technology and solutions; Michael Rowny, CEO of PixSpan; and Larry Freedman, a partner with Edwards, Wildman, Palmer.

  • Time: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:15 a.m.
  • Location: Room 158A

About the Presenter

Adam Firestone is director of solutions at WSO2 Federal Systems, a subsidiary of WSO2 Inc. In this role, he works across the scope of the WSO2 team to understand and craft technology solutions that address the unique challenges facing today’s military, intelligence, law enforcement, and civilian organizations. A former US Army officer and senior defense industry engineering professional, Adam has led the design and development of critical weapons and command and control systems, as well as spearheading the integration of open source software and principles within the defense enterprise. He recently was awarded the Historic Breechloading Smallarms Association’s 2012 President’s Cup and Gold Medal.

About Government Video Expo 2013

The Government Video Exposition is the premier annual event organized by Government Video magazine. Last year, Government Video Expo co-located with InfoComm’s GovComm to bring the east coast’s largest contingent of video production, post, digital media and broadcast professionals together with government AV/IT specialists. The combined event featured more than 150 exhibits and nearly 6,000 registrants. This year, Government Video Expo and GovComm are partnering forces again to move video and digital innovation forward in the nation’s capital. Separate registration is not required to attend GovComm13. For more information, visit

About WSO2 Federal Systems

WSO2 Federal Systems, a subsidiary of WSO2 Inc., is focused on delivering mission-critical solutions to solve computing challenges across the spectrum of defense, intelligence, law enforcement, and civilian government operations. WSO2 Federal Systems will build on the comprehensive, open and modular capabilities of WSO2’s award-winning enterprise and cloud middleware. A management team with decades of technical, programmatic and engineering experience leads WSO2 Federal Systems. To learn more, visit:

About WSO2

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