WSO2 to Present Webinar Series on Using Cloud-based WSO2 App Factory to Optimize Enterprise Application Development

Technical webinars will explore how to collaboratively create, run and manage enterprise applications using the forthcoming WSO2 App Factory enterprise DevOps PaaS Palo Alto, CA – March 7, 2013 – Increasingly, enterprises are seeking to harness the cloud to extend their business capabilities across a connected ecosystem of suppliers, channel partners, distributors and customers. WSO2 App Factory , scheduled to launch in Spring 2013, addresses this demand by providing a shared, multi-tenant and elastic enterprise DevOps platform-as-a-service (PaaS). On March 12, 2013, WSO2 will kick off a three-part webinar series designed to help IT architects and developers take advantage of WSO2 App Factory to collaboratively create, run and manage enterprise applications. The webinar series will explore how a cloud-based development platform can enable agile application development, how to use WSO2 App Factory to manage the application lifecycle, and how to set up an ecosystem where partners and others in the value chain can develop and deploy complementary applications. The three webinars are:
  • Why Select a Cloud Based Development Platform: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
  • How the WSO2 App Factory Can Help Manage Your Applications: Tuesday, March 19, 2013
  • How Does the WSO2 App Factory Contribute to the Fast and Complete Delivery of a Solution: Thursday, March 28, 2013
Each session will run from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. To learn more and register, visit March 12: Why Select a Cloud Based Development Platform Organizations are recognizing the value of exposing a cloud-based development infrastructure and platform with self-governed developer access. This webinar will examine how WSO2 App Factory enables an agile, on-demand application development environment that helps transform business IT management. It also will explore the core features and key functions of WSO2 App Factory, and how these capabilities can serve to revolutionize enterprise application delivery by managing all lifecycle stages of an application—from creation, to development and production. Additionally, the session will demonstrate how WSO2 App Factory integrates with existing tools to provide a complete software development lifecycle (SDLC) tool chain, including source control, build management. and deployment. Webinar presenter Dimuthu Leelarathne is a WSO2 architect and co-chair of the WSO2 platform technologies management committee. To learn more, visit March 19: How the WSO2 App Factory Can Help Manage Your Applications The WSO2 App Factory platform can integrate with an organization's current infrastructure, source control, build servers, and issue-tracking software to advance business IT management to a new level. This webinar will explore various features of WSO2 App Factory, including supported applications and repositories, application versioning, building and deployment of applications, governance, user administration, API management integration; and application resource administration of databases, data sources and properties. Ajanathan Balachandiran and Janaka Ranabahu will present the session jointly. Ajanathan is a software engineer on the WSO2 solution technologies team. Janaka is a senior software engineer on the WSO2 integration technologies team. To learn more, visit March 28: How Does the WSO2 App Factory Contribute to the Fast and Complete Delivery of a Solution Today, agile software delivery often requires an organization to share data with its partners and allow these partners to expose their data within the community. This webinar will examine how WSO2 App Factory enables enterprises to set up a parent business on which partner organizations can build their own applications and solutions. The session also will discuss how WSO2 App Factory handles the creation of data services to expose data and utilizes APIs for application development, publishing them to an App Store for partners to discover. Additionally, the webinar will explore the software development lifecycle (SDLC), version control of applications, application discovery, subscriptions and purchasing, data analytics, and the creation of integrated development and test environments. Jointly presenting this session will be Manisha Eleperuma, software engineer on the WSO2 cloud technologies team, and Manjula Ratnayaka, senior software engineer and member of the WSO2 solution technologies management committee. To learn more, 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..