WSO2 to Present a Pragmatic Approach to Microservice Architecture at Gartner AADI Summit 2015

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Vice president of solutions architecture will discuss how the correct use of middleware functionality enables enterprises to tap the agility offered by a microservice architecture

WSO2 delivers the only fully integrated open source enterprise middleware platform to support today’s enterprise environments—internally and across the cloud, mobile devices, and Internet of Things.

Microservice architecture is fast becoming a popular approach for achieving an agile enterprise.

Microservice architecture (MSA) is fast becoming a popular approach for achieving an agile enterprise. However, to be effective, this architecture pattern needs to leverage a number of middleware technologies. Asanka Abeysinghe, vice president of solutions architecture at WSO2, will examine successful real-world best practices for MSA at the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration (AADI) Summit.

WSO2 is a Platinum Sponsor of Gartner AADI Summit 2015, which runs December 1-3, 2015, in Las Vegas, NV.

Leveraging Microservice Architecture

The presentation, “Pragmatic approach to Microservice Architecture: Role of Middleware,” will run from 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 2015.

Asanka will begin by discussing how the iterative development methodologies associated with a microservice architecture are attracting the interest of IT architects who need continuous delivery to support their business’ needs. He then will explain how middleware plays a key role in achieving the ease of implementation and faster time-to-market that MSA promises.

Next Asanka will examine the essential middleware capabilities required to solve the MSA puzzle. His talk will include approaches, such as continuous integration and containerization, as well as supporting technologies, including container as a service (CaaS). Asanka then will conclude with real-world examples and details of an architect-friendly pragmatic approach to the microservice architecture pattern.

Additionally, Chathura Kulasinghe, a solutions engineer at WSO2, will join Asanka in hosting a table session during the Gartner AADI Summit 2015 lunch on December 3, 2015. This will provide an opportunity for attendees to get involved in a discussion on best practices for building an application based on a microservice architecture.

About the Presenter

Asanka Abeysinghe is vice president of solutions architecture at WSO2. In his role, he spearheads the company’s customer facing technical tasks and oversees the solution architecture and technical sales functions. He also provides consulting to key WSO2 customer and conducts workshops specifically targeted at enterprise architects and technical managers. Asanka has over 15 years of industry experience, which include implementing projects ranging from desktop and web applications through to highly scalable distributed systems and SOAs in the financial domain, mobile platforms, and business integration solutions. His areas of specialization include application architecture, development using Java technologies, C/C++ on Linux and Windows platforms.

Integrated Open Source Approach to the Connected Business

At Gartner AADI Summit 2015, Booth 403 WSO2 will have experts available to discuss the synergistic, integrated approach of WSO2’s 100% open source platforms in addressing the technology demands of competing in a connected world—including the cloud, API management, big data analytics, the management and security of mobile and Internet of Things devices, and DevOps. Among solutions from the comprehensive WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform to be featured will be WSO2 API Manager, WSO2 Enterprise Mobility Manager, the WSO2 App Factory application platform as a service (aPaas), and WSO2 Public Cloud platforms.

Significantly, all WSO2 solutions are built on the same fully componentized, OSGI-compliant code base. As a result, developers can easily deploy and customize any of these WSO2 products and the 175-plus components on which they are comprised, providing greater flexibility and agility to meet changing enterprise demands. Additionally, all WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware products are cloud-ready. This means IT professionals can write an application once and deploy it on the same middleware on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment.

About WSO2

WSO2 uniquely delivers on the promise of the connected business. It offers the only completely integrated enterprise platform that enables businesses to build, integrate, manage, secure and analyze their APIs, applications, and Web services—on-premises, in the cloud, on mobile devices, and across the Internet of Things. Leading enterprise customers worldwide rely on WSO2’s award-winning 100% open source platform and its robust performance and governance for their mission-critical applications. Today, these businesses represent nearly every sector: health, financial, retail, logistics, manufacturing, travel, technology, telecom and more. Visit to learn more, or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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