WSO2 VP of Platform Evangelism Will Present How to Accelerate Software Delivery in a PaaS Environment at DevOps Conference West 2015

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Session will examine how teams can overcome DevOps adoption challenges and accelerate application delivery by moving design, development, and continuous delivery to a PaaS

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.

Merging DevOps activities, polyglot PaaS capabilities, and governance practices can help enterprises to overcome organizational barriers, create better software, and accelerate software delivery.

Organizations seek to create systems developed in a DevOps framework. However, people, processes and tools often hinder an IT team's ability to comply with security policies, streamline collaboration, and rapidly deliver business value. At DevOps Conference West 2015, WSO2 Vice President of Platform Evangelism Chris Haddad will explore how to overcome these challenges by moving to a platform as a service (PaaS) environment. The conference runs June 7-12, 2015 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV.

Overcoming DevOps Adoption Barriers

Chris will present, “Overcome DevOps Adoption Barriers to Accelerate Software Delivery,” on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. as part of the “DevOps & The Cloud” track. In his session, he will examine how merging DevOps activities, polyglot PaaS capabilities, and governance practices can help enterprises to overcome organizational barriers, create better software, and accelerate software delivery.

Chris will begin with an overview of how moving design, development, and continuous delivery into a PaaS environment can help organizations and teams more readily adopt DevOps practices, integrate governance compliance frameworks, and follow agile methodologies with distributed teams. He then will examine how to change software culture by employing an environment and tooling that promote collaboration, rapid iterations, and painless compliance. Additionally, Chris will discuss the tools enterprises need, along with a step-by-step approach for developing robust and secure software within a DevOps framework.

About the Presenter

Chris Haddad is vice president of platform evangelism at WSO2. He works closely with developers, architects, and C-level executives, as well as WSO2's engineering team, to increase adoption of WSO2 open source technology, improve the middleware platform, and maximize customer value. Prior to joining WSO2, Chris led research teams as a research vice president at the Burton Group and Gartner advising Fortune 500 enterprise organizations and technology infrastructure vendors on adoption strategies, architecture, product selection, governance, and organizational alignment.

About DevOps Conference West

In its inaugural year, DevOps Conference West offers attendees the latest in methods, processes, technology and tools that are being used to integrate agile development with systems operations and understand how DevOps can reduce the time from idea inception to user availability of products and services. The conference is organized by SQE/TechWell, which delivers training, support, research, and publications to software managers, developers, test professionals, and quality engineers worldwide, and also produces several of the most respected conferences in the software testing and development industry including the STAR, Mobile Dev + Test, Better Software, Agile Development, and DevOps conference series. For more information, visit

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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