WSO2, SUSE and Yenlo to Jointly Present Workshops on Enabling the Connected Business in Amsterdam, Paris and Dublin

One-day technical workshops will offer proven approaches for evolving into a connected business using an open source strategy and cloud services leveraging IaaS and PaaS

Palo Alto, CA – March 20, 2014 – Enterprises that adopt today’s leading technologies and best practices gain a competitive advantage by attracting and serving their customers with greater reach, efficiency and insight. These thriving enterprises are transforming into connected businesses in which employees, partners, customers, and communities work together seamlessly. To help IT architects professionals realize these gains in their own organizations, WSO2, SUSE and Yenlo will jointly present a series of one-day workshops.

The workshop series will look at the opportunities for transformation through mobile-first and API-first design, big data analytics, online store experiences, agile development and operations, open source strategy, and cloud-based services leveraging infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS).

Entitled “Addressing the Modern Needs of the Connected Business,” the workshop series is being held in several European cities over the next several months. The first three workshops will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in:

Amsterdam, Tuesday, March 25, 2014. To register, visit

Paris, Wednesday, April 2, 2014. To register, visit .

Dublin, Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

For more information on the full workshop series, visit

Building a Modern Connected Business

The workshop is designed for enterprise architects, IT managers, lead Java developers, and service-oriented architecture (SOA) experts. It will be split into two sessions: a focus on the business side of IT in the morning followed by the technical side of a connected business in the afternoon. The session will explore the practical steps for transforming an enterprise into a connected business using demonstrations and real-life customer case studies.

Additionally, participants will have an opportunity to discuss their specific IT challenges with technology experts from WSO2, Yenlo and SUSE.

Key topics will include:

  • An overview of modern enterprise challenges and opportunities.
  • A connected business transformation roadmap for adopting new technologies.
  • How to optimize a connected business with integrated middleware.
  • Understanding how API management is central for a connected business.
  • An introduction to WSO2’s integrated middleware platform and WSO2 App Factory for cloud-enabled enterprise DevOps.
  • A demonstration of SUSE Cloud and SUSE Manager, agile IaaS for the connected business.
  • Realizing connected business benefits and implementing on the vision with WSO2, SUSE and Yenlo.

Strategic Partners in Enabling Enterprise-Class Open Source Implementations

Through strategic partnerships with SUSE and Yenlo, WSO2 is fostering the implementation of applications and services based on open source software, both on-premises and in the cloud.

SUSE® and WSO2 are providing jointly certified and supported middleware and platform as a service (PaaS) solutions for developing and deploying next-generation applications on-premise or in cloud environments. SUSE and WSO2 have certified WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware and WSO2 Stratos PaaS for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and the enterprise-ready, OpenStack-based SUSE Cloud. The two companies are also delivering a reference architecture for deployment of WSO2 Stratos on SUSE Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Through a mutual support agreement both companies are working to ensure that organizations receive seamless support for their open source middleware and private cloud deployments.

Through their strategic alliance, Yenlo and WSO2 are expanding the companies’ winning combination of technology and services to more customers worldwide. WSO2 delivers the only complete, 100% open source enterprise middleware platform that runs both on servers and in the cloud. Yenlo brings more than 15 years of expertise in service-oriented solutions for enterprise applications, middleware and database platforms for traditional servers, private clouds, and public clouds. The strategic alliance builds on the partnership that Yenlo and WSO2 first established in 2012, which gives the growing base of worldwide customers using WSO2’s award-winning middleware the ability to take advantage of best-in-class IT solutions and services from Yenlo.

Workshop Presenters

Isabelle Mauny, WSO2 director of product management, heads the WSO2 Madrid office and focuses on enhancing the company’s middleware products, platforms and solutions to maximize customer value. Isabelle brings more than 18 years of technology, consulting and management experience in Java, application development, middleware, and service-oriented architecture (SOA), through her roles at IBM and Vordel.

Thijs Volders, WSO2 expert at Yenlo, brings more than fifteen years of technology and consulting experience in Java, application development, middleware and SOA. Recently, Thijs built the ebMS adapter for WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus (WSO2 ESB).

Daniël Palstra, Yenlo senior SOA consultant, brings more than five years experience working for systems integrators with global exposure. He focuses on building enterprise integration layers based on WSO2 products.

Gábor Nyer, SUSE technology sales specialist has extensive expertise in operations, service delivery and architecture, advising organizations on the usage of SUSE products, mainly SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Studio and SUSE Manager.

Julien Niedergang, SUSE system engineer, brings more than eight years experience leading infrastructure deployments based on the cloud computing model, including optimizing PaaS with SUSE and WSO2 technologies.

About Yenlo

Yenlo is an ICT services provider with focus on middleware for process integration and business process management. Yenlo takes concerns about ICT away. Therefore Yenlo is specialized in enterprise architecture, software development and 24/7 managed services. Yenlo is the developer of the ebMS adapter for the WSO2 enterprise service bus that handles millions of transactions between government agencies in an extreme fast, reliable and secure way. Yenlo uses Design & Engineering Methodology for Organizations (DEMO), which is an enterprise modeling methodology for transaction modeling, analyzing and representing business processes. Yenlo has partnerships with SUSE, Oracle and WSO2. More information: or communities on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

About WSO2

WSO2 is the only company that provides a completely integrated enterprise application platform for enabling a business to build and connect APIs, applications, Web services, iPaaS, PaaS, software as a service and legacy connections without having to write code; using big data and mobile; and fostering reuse through a social enterprise store. Only with WSO2 can enterprises use a family of governed secure solutions built on the same code base to extend their ecosystems across the cloud and on mobile devices to employees, customers and partners in anyway they like. Hundreds of leading enterprise customers across every sector—health, financial, retail, logistics, manufacturing, travel, technology, telecom and more—in every region of the world rely on WSO2’s award-winning, 100% open source platform for their mission-critical applications. To learn more, visit or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed..