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WSO2 Technology Executives to Present Workshop on WSO2 Integration Platform Discovery

Today enterprise application integration (EAI) best practices are based on service-oriented architecture (SOA) principles and a flexible, highly capable enterprise service bus (ESB). In a one-day workshop for IT architects and developers, WSO2 technology executives will explore how to successfully implement a service broker pattern for connectivity, mediation, process orchestration, and security with an ESB model.

The WSO2 “WSO2 Integration Platform Discovery” workshop will be presented jointly in English and Spanish by Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder and CTO, and Isabelle Mauny, WSO2 director of product management. Joining them will be guest speaker Jose Antonio Aparicio Rubio, head of IT architecture at Securitas Direct, who will present a customer case study. The workshop will be held on Thursday, May 3, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Madrid, Spain. For more information, visit: http://wso2.com/events/workshops/2012-may-madrid-wso2-integration-platform-discovery-workshop.

The Role of an ESB within a SOA

The workshop is designed for IT architects and developers seeking to obtain a high level architectural understanding about how ESBs fit within an SOA. It will explore how enterprises can connect, mediate, orchestrate and manage interactions between application integration consumers and providers using the WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus in conjunction with other components of the WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform. Workshop session topics will include:

  • An overview of ESB architecture, the role of an ESB within an SOA, and the benefits of loosely coupled application architectures.
  • Understanding core ESB capabilities, including mediation, transformation, routing, messaging, queuing and eventing.
  • How to connect to services and APIs using lightweight JSON/XML, HTTP APIs, and adapters for the Health Level 7 (HL7) interface, Financial Information eXchange (FIX) protocol, SAP, Salesforce.com, and PayPal.
  • The role of an ESB in process orchestration, security, governance, complex event processing (CEP), and business activity monitoring (BAM).

WSO2 Presenters

Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder and CTO, spearheads the company’s overall product strategy. Recognized by InfoWorld as a Top 25 CTO, Paul was responsible for simultaneously leading development of the groundbreaking WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus and Apache Synapse ESB. Paul has played a pioneering role in open source development, beginning with the original Apache SOAP project where he donated code to enable access to Enterprise JavaBeans. Paul also led IBM's involvement in the Axis C/C++ project. He currently is co-chair of the OASIS Web Services Reliable eXchange Technical Committee, as well as vice president of the Apache Synapse Project.

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.

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 http://wso2.com, or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed.

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