WSO2 Kicks Off Free SOA Summer School With Cloud Landscape Class

Web-Based Training on June 10, 2010 Gives IT Professionals Insights into Three-Phase Model for Private and Public Enterprise Clouds

Mountain View, CA – June 7, 2010 – With all the hype around cloud computing, it can be hard for IT architects and developers to separate the substance from the hot air. WSO2 Co-founder and CTO Paul Fremantle will help cut through the confusion when he teaches the interactive, online class,“Summer Clouds: Understanding the Cloud Landscape.” The three-hour session is being offered at no cost as part of the WSO2 SOA Summer School program. It will be held on Thursday, June 10, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific.

The Summer Clouds class will provide IT professionals with a simple framework for understanding cloud computing, including strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities; categorizing solutions; and making sense of what is valuable for meeting enterprise requirements. Instructor Paul Fremantle also will a simple three-phase model to work through the different offerings available—looking at both public and private clouds—and provide a clear approach to cloud adoption. Moving forward, Paul also will look at the standards that support cloud computing, how SOA and clouds fit together, and WSO2’s vision for agile, enterprise-class cloud implementations.

SOA Summer School

The popular WSO2 SOA Summer School program returns in 2010 to provide the developer community with a deeper understanding of proven IT development best practices and the industry standards supporting them. The eight-week program is open to all individuals who want to boost their SOA knowledge directly from some of the industry's leading experts—a once-a-year opportunity to obtain thousands of dollars worth of professional training at zero cost. For details on the program and how to sign up, visit .