WSO2 Workshop on Using the WSO2 API Manager Comes to Madrid and Orlando

One-Day, Hands-on Workshop Offers IT Professionals Best Practices for Installing, Configuring and Using Advanced Features of the WSO2 API Manager Palo Alto, CA – August 28, 2012 – Many traditional service-oriented architecture (SOA) and integration platforms enable rapid development, but they provide little support for collaboration, sharing and re-use. As a result, IT teams often experience rapid portfolio proliferation and sprawl rather than enhanced business agility. In a hands-on workshop for IT professionals, WSO2 will explore how to use the WSO2 API Manager to address these challenges and optimize an organization’s API interactions. To participate in the one-day workshop, “Discover the WSO2 API Manager,” attendees will need to bring a laptop capable of running a virtual machine (4 GB memory recommended). The workshop, which runs 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m., is being held in two locations: Discover the WSO2 API Manager The workshop is designed for IT architects and developers seeking to understand how to use WSO2 API Manager’s capabilities for publishing APIs, creating and managing a developer community, and scalably routing API traffic. Attendees will get hands-on experience in how to install, configure, use and manage the WSO2 API Manager product. Additionally, participants will learn how to take advantage of advanced features, such as creating service-level agreements (SLAs). Key topics will include:
  • Introduction to the WSO2 API Manager
  • Installing, configuring and using the WSO2 API Manager
  • Clients and API keys, sandbox and production
  • Analytics and activity monitoring
  • Advanced features for versioning, branding/skin development, deployment, and SLAs
  • Next steps, futures, and how to engage with WSO2
Madrid Workshop Presenter Isabelle Mauny, WSO2 director of product management, leads 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 SOA, through her roles at IBM and Vordel. Additionally, Isabelle is a published author and regular speaker on the topics of system administration, application development, and programming. Orlando Workshop Presenters Chris Haddad, WSO2 vice president of technology evangelism, works closely with developers, architects, and C-level executives to increase WSO2 technology adoption, improve the middleware platform, and maximize customer value. Prior to joining WSO2, Chris led research teams as a research vice president at the Burton Group and Gartner advising Fortune 500 enterprise organizations and technology infrastructure vendors on adoption strategies, architecture, product selection, governance, and organizational alignment. His team advanced best practices in PaaS, cloud application architecture patterns, SOA, and application middleware. Asanka Abeysinghe, WSO2 director of solutions architecture, provides consulting and training for enterprise IT architects and developers. He also focuses on the company’s vertical market capabilities, including financial services. Asanka has more than a decade of experience implementing projects, from desktops and Web applications to highly scalable distributed systems and SOAs, mobile platforms, and business integration solutions. 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..