WSO2 to Present Webinar Series on Increasing IT Agility With the WSO2 Carbon Componentized Middleware Platform

Palo Alto, CA – July 8, 2013 – Enterprises seek to optimize, build and extend their middleware platforms to rapidly adapt to specific IT project needs. However, traditional middleware architectures can limit the options for doing so. WSO2 Carbon addresses the IT demand flexibility and extensibility by providing a complete, OSGi-based platform based on 175-plus components, including common capabilities shared by all WSO2 products. On July 10, WSO2 will kick-off a new three-part webinar series that examines how IT architects and developers can readily adapt WSO2 Carbon componentized middleware to support their project demands. The webinars include:

  • Introduction to the WSO2 Carbon Platform: Wednesday, July 10, 2013
  • How to Extend WSO2 Carbon for Your Middleware Needs: Wednesday, July 17, 2013
  • How to Build a Custom Stack with WSO2 Carbon: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Each session will run from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time. To learn more and register, visit

July 10: Introduction to the WSO2 Carbon Platform

Middleware unites different software applications, enabling messaging and mediation services that facilitate communication among heterogeneous applications. This webinar will review how WSO2 Carbon provides a lean, modular enterprise-class middleware platform that can readily adopt to an organization’s IT architecture. It also will examine how the WSO2 Carbon architecture enables businesses to:

  • Adopt new parts of the WSO2 platform with minimum disruption.
  • Fit the platform architecture according to the current business and IT architecture.
  • Reduce learning curves and accelerate delivery by means of shared platform components that are reused across products.

Jointly presenting the webinar will be Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder and CTO, and Sameera Jayasoma, a software architect on the WSO2 Carbon team. To learn more, visit

July 17: How to Extend WSO2 Carbon for Your Middleware Needs

Too often IT professionals have to adapt their projects to fit the structure of their middleware. This webinar examines how IT architects and developers can instead adapt WSO2 Carbon to match their project requirements on-premises and the cloud. It will explore how to get the most out of WSO2 Carbon extension points by:

  • Plugging in a custom authentication mechanism for administration services/APIs.
  • Intercepting every request into Carbon and implementing new features, such as custom logging and data publishing.
  • Intercepting Web service requests and operating on a SOAP payload.
  • Making authentication work with a custom-defined user store.

Presenter Pradeep Fernando is an associate technical lead on the WSO2 Carbon team. To learn more, visit

July 24: How to Build a Custom Stack with WSO2 Carbon

A componentized approach to middleware enables a new level of customization by mixing and matching available functions. This webinar will review WSO2 Carbon’s platform component concept and explore how to combine various WSO2 Carbon platform features to suit specific IT project requirements. Key topics will include:

  • Installing features using the Feature Manager.
  • Creating a custom product for cluster-wide deployment.
  • Scripting feature installation for automation.
  • Logging and adding configurations.

Joint presenters Shameera Rathnayaka and Manoj Kumara are software engineers on the WSO2 Carbon team. To learn more, visit

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