WSO2 Presents Webinar Series on Strategies for Implementing API Management On-Premises and in the Cloud Using WSO2 API Manager

Five WSO2 technical webinars will examine best practices for scalable deployment, multi-tenancy, usage data analysis, workflow customization and monetization of APIs.

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WSO2 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

Enterprises rely on managed APIs to produce new business opportunities and advance monetization and ecosystem development.

Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014

Today, enterprises rely on managed APIs to produce new business opportunities and advance monetization and ecosystem development—effectively extending processes and services to customers, partners, and other groups within the organization. To support this effort, WSO2 will present five technical webinars designed to help IT professionals strengthen their API management best practices using WSO2 API Manager.

February 11: Scalable Deployment Options in WSO2 API Manager

As enterprises design a server deployment infrastructure, they need to balance business needs with scalability requirements and cost. This webinar will explore how enterprises can use WSO2 API Manager's functional component architecture to support effective deployment of a distributed setup. It also will review different deployment models, including single-server, clustered with load balancer, cloud, and production.

Jointly presenting the session will be Vijayasingham "Ratha" Vijayaratha and Sanjeewa Malalgoda, who are both WSO2 senior software engineers. The one-hour webinar, “Scalable Deployment Options in WSO2 API Manager,” will be held Tuesday, February 11, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PST. Visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2014/02/scalable-deployment-options-in-the-wso2-api-manager to learn more.

February 18: Multi-Tenant API Management with WSO2 API Manager

The goal of multi-tenant API management is to maximize resource sharing among multiple users while providing an isolated view for each user. This webinar will examine how organizations can effectively collaborate and monetize their APIs across multiple entities, such as departments, partners, or separate development groups. Key topics will include:

  •     Multi-tenancy on servers and in the cloud.
  •     API development for multiple entities.
  •     WSO2 API Store for multiple entities.
  •     Managing API consumption among multiple entities.

Webinar presenters Lakmali Baminiwatta and Uvindra Jayasingha are software engineers on the WSO2 API Manager team. The one-hour webinar, “Multi-Tenant API Management with WSO2 API Manager”, will be held Tuesday, February 18, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PST. To learn more, visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2014/02/multi-tenant-api-management-with-wso2-api-manager.

February 25: Generating Insight from WSO2 API Manager Statistics

Evaluating API usage provides valuable insights into performance and helps enterprises to tune their API strategies. This webinar will explore how WSO2 API Manager enables businesses to aggregate and analyze different API usage data. The session will discuss how to:

  •     Conduct interactive and investigative analysis via end users.
  •     Derive trends and insights.
  •     Explore and discover usage patterns.
  •     Collect statistics through WSO2 API Manager and highlight business insight using sample use case scenarios.

Co-presenting the session are Dinusha Senanayaka, senior software engineer, and Amila De Silva, software engineer, who are both part of the WSO2 API Manager team. The one-hour webinar, “Generating Insight from WSO2 API Manager Statistics,” will be held Tuesday, February 25, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PST. To learn more, visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2014/02/generating-insight-from-wso2-api-manager-statistics.

March 4: Customizable Workflows for WSO2 API Manager

APIs are a business’ gateway to the outside world. Therefore, governing the actions that occur around APIs needs to be an integral part of an API management strategy. This webinar will review how WSO2 API Manager, integrated with WSO2 Business Process Server (WSO2 BPS), provides a complete and flexible environment for integrating business workflows for APIs. It will examine best practices for:

  •     Understanding the workflow integration capabilities of WSO2 API Manager.
  •     Integrating business workflows with WSO2 API Manager.
  •     Tweaking business processes to cater to organizational requirements.
  •     Customizing existing workflows and extending their functionality.

Jointly presenting the webinar will be two software engineers on the WSO2 API Manager team, Ruwan Yatawara and Nuwan Dias. The one-hour webinar, “Customizable Workflows for WSO2 API Manager,” will be held Tuesday, March 4, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PST. To learn more, visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2014/03/customizable-workflows-for-wso2-api-manager.

March 11: Customizing the API Store and Publisher in WSO2 API Manager

APIs offer broad opportunities for company growth by connecting with new partners and building brands. This webinar will explore how WSO2 API Manager helps companies venture into the API space with their own brand and maintain control of an API management platform, eliminating the need to go through third-party channels. The session will examine how to customize an API storefront and build an ecosystem of consumers and developers around the organization with targeted content. It also will review upcoming developments for the API Store and Publisher in WSO2 API Manager.

Co-presenting the session will be Joseph Fonseka, senior technical lead, and Lalaji Sureshika, senior software engineer, who both work on the WSO2 API Manager team. The one-hour webinar, “Customizing the API Store and Publisher in the WSO2 API Manager,” will be held Tuesday, March 11, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PDT. To learn more, visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2014/03/customizing-the-api-store-and-publisher-in-the-wso2-api-manager.

About WSO2 API Manager

WSO2 API Manager is the first 100% open source API management product to combine easy, managed API access with full API governance and analysis. As the first API management product to offer an API Store, it lets IT organizations set up their own Apple or Google Marketplace-like store where developers can easily subscribe to and consume APIs. Meanwhile it provides API publishers with complete API lifecycle governance—from creating to publishing, deprecating and retiring APIs—as well as analytics and metrics to support decision-making and enforce service-level agreement (SLA) policies.

WSO2 API Manager is built on the same WSO2 technology used by enterprises around the world, including a Global 1000 company that is handling more than 1 billion API calls per day. Providing full multi-tenancy, it runs directly on server hardware or in a virtualized environment, such as an Amazon or VMware cloud, bringing the efficiencies of multi-tenancy and self-service to on-premises deployments. Additionally, the cloud-ready WSO2 API Manager software can plug into the WSO2 platform as a service (PaaS) foundation to operate as part of a PaaS, adding cloud-native capabilities, such as elastic scaling, expanded self-service provisioning, metering, billing, and storage, among others.

WSO2 is the only company that provides a completely integrated enterprise application platform for enabling a business to build and connect APIs, applications, Web services, iPaaS, PaaS, software as a service and legacy connections without having to write code; using big data and mobile; and fostering reuse through a social enterprise store. Only with WSO2 can enterprises use a family of governed secure solutions built on the same code base to extend their ecosystems across the cloud and on mobile devices to employees, customers and partners in anyway they like. Hundreds of leading enterprise customers across every sector—health, financial, retail, logistics, manufacturing, travel, technology, telecom and more—in every region of the world rely on WSO2’s award-winning, 100% open source platform for their mission-critical applications. To learn more, visit http://wso2.com, or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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