WSO2Con 2011 Keynote Presentation Videos Are Now Available on WSO2 Website

More Than 400 IT Professionals Attended Five-Day Technical Event Focused on SOA, Cloud, Mobile, and Open Source Technology Insights and Implementation Best Practices

Palo Alto, CA – October 19, 2011 – WSO2 today announced that videos of the WSO2Con 2011 keynote presentations are now available on the WSO2 website. More than 400 IT architects, developers and managers attended WSO2’s second annual user conference, which was held September 12-16, 2011. To view the keynote videos, visit

WSO2Con 2011 featured more than 47 technical presentations, panels and tutorials— including 22 guest presentations by customers, researchers, systems integrators, and other third-party solution providers from 16 different countries. Collectively the sessions explored the unique convergence of service-oriented architecture (SOA), open source software, cloud computing, and mobile implementations, as well as IT strategies for improving productivity and competing in a global economy. Videos and slides from both the general sessions and track sessions will be added in the coming weeks.

WSO2Con 2011 Keynote Speakers on Video

Keynote speakers from WSO2Con 2011 are some of the world’s innovators in the development and implementation of SOA, Web services, open source and other software technologies. The keynote sessions and presenters now available on video are:

  • IBM Global Technology Outlook – 2011: Dr. C. Mohan, IBM Research Fellow, shares IBM Research’s vision of the future for information technology (IT) and its impact on industries that use IT. Since 1981, Dr. Mohan has focused on the areas of database, workflow and transaction management. He is the primary inventor of the ARIES family of recovery and concurrency control methods and the industry-standard Presumed Abort commit control.
  • Service Orientation – Why it is Good for Your Business: Sastry Malladi, eBay Distinguished Architect, explores the alignment between business and technology within an organization that is required for successfully leveraging service orientation for business agility. Mr. Malladi is a technical evangelist with over 20 years of experience in architecting and building scalable distributed computing systems in the areas of application servers, Java/J2EE/Web services, SOA and grid computing.
  • Enterprise Integration Patterns: Past, Present and Future: Gregor Hohpe, Google Engineer, shares “behind the scenes” stories and the origins of the patterns described in the seminal book, “Enterprise Integration Patterns” (Addison-Wesley, 2004), which he co-authored. Mr. Hohpe is a widely recognized thought leader on asynchronous messaging and SOA and has contributed to a variety of publications.
  • SOA & Beyond Using Open Source Technologies: Narendra Nathmal, Cognizant Technologies Chief Architect, discusses the role of SOA and open source software in supporting a new generation of applications on-premise and in the cloud. In his role at the Cognizant Advanced SOA Center of Excellence, Mr. Nathmal’s current areas of research include open source SOA, complex event processing, semantic SOA, and SOA governance.
  • WSO2: Disrupting the Middleware Industry:Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, WSO2 Founder and CEO, discusses how WSO2’s break from standard software technology, business and support approaches has led to award-winning innovation and a rapidly growing base of global customers. Dr. Weerawarana founded WSO2 after 8 years in IBM Research and almost 20 years building distributed systems. He also co-authored many SOA and WS-* standards and was the original creator of Apache SOAP.
  • WSO2 Vision and Roadmap: Paul Fremantle, WSO2 Co-founder and CTO, discusses where WSO2 sees the market evolving, as well as the two-year outlook for the WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform and WSO2 Stratos cloud middleware platform. Mr. Fremantle is the award-winning CTO of WSO2, current co-chair of the OASIS Web Services Reliable eXchange Technical Committee, and vice president of the Apache Synapse project.

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