Thursday, September 26
Thistle Manchester City Centre
The Portland
3-5 Portland Street
Manchester M1 6DP
12:30 PM to 5:00 PM


We know your time is valuable. Space is limited and this workshop is open by invitation only to ensure an interactive and productive experience. Please register to request an invitation and directions to the venue.

Best practices in Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) include a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and the Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) model to implement a service broker pattern for connectivity, mediation, process orchestration and security.

This workshop, organized jointly with WSO2 partner Pasker Limited, will help architects and developers obtain a high level architectural view describing how ESBs fit into a SOA, and will explain how the high-performance, low footprint WSO2 ESB, in conjunction with other components of the WSO2 middleware platform, can connect, mediate, orchestrate and manage interactions between application integration consumers and providers. We will also introduce API Management as a solution to extend your SOA architecture and govern APIs.

Presented by:

Paul Fremantle, Co-founder & CTO, WSO2
Paul Fremantle

Paul Fremantle, CTO, co-founded WSO2 in 2005 in order to reinvent the way enterprise middleware is developed, sold, delivered and supported through an open source model. In his current role as CTO, Paul spearheads WSO2's overall product strategy. Previously, he served as WSO2 vice president of technical sales where he led the development of the groundbreaking WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus. In 2008, Paul was recognized as by InfoWorld as a Top 25 CTO. Prior to WSO2, Paul was a senior technical staff member at IBM for nine years. There, Paul created the Web Services Gateway and led the team that developed and shipped it as part of the WebSphere Application Server. He also was on the team that put the Service Integration Bus technology into WebSphere Application Server 6. Additionally, Paul was the key WebSphere technical sales lead for Europe, working closely with development to manage beta programs, develop training materials, and enable first-of-a-kind J2EE projects.

Damien Mannion, CEO, Pasker Limited
Daniël Palstra

Damien is the founding Director of Pasker Limited and is currently working full time on implementing Integration/SOA Platform projects using the Pasker EnterpriseCore architecture and WSO2 products. During his 28 year career, Damien has been engaged as a Senior Architect and/or Delivery Manager on some of the largest IT programmes in Europe with budgets of up to £1 billion for clients such as DHL, BT, NHS, COOP, United Utilities, Transco, Yorkshire Water, Meteor and Transactis.

Topics covered:

  • Reviewing ESB Architecture, the role of an ESB within a SOA and the benefits of a loosely coupled application architecture

  • Understanding core ESB capabilities: Mediation, Transformation, Routing, Messaging, support for Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIP)

  • Exposing any datasource (RDBMS, NoSQL database, spreadsheets) as a service using Data Services server

  • Govern and manage your services and more using the Governance Registry

  • Embrace API management and leverage it to enhance APIs delivery inside your enterprise

Workshops are meant to be highly interactive and we leave plenty of time for Q&A!