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July 20, 2011

WSO2 Launches Cloud Middleware Solutions with Debut of WSO2 StratosLive PaaS

To provide comprehensive cloud middleware solutions for enabling service-oriented architecture (SOA) and composite application development and deployment in the cloud, WSO2 has introduced of the WSO2 StratosLive platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and the launched WSO2 Stratos (News - Alert) 1.5, the newest release of WSO2’s 100 percent open source cloud middleware platform software.

 According to a press release, both softwares provide the industry’s most comprehensive cloud middleware solutions.

WSO2 offers a complete PaaS both as on-premise software and as a hosted service—running the same production-ready code wherever it best suits customers’ privacy, service-level agreement (SLA), and deployment requirements. The WSO2 StratosLive PaaS is the new hosted service powered by WSO2 Stratos, which is now in use by enterprises, independent software vendors (ISVs), and systems integrators around the world. StratosLive is available and supported PaaS to offer a complete enterprise deployment and integration platform, including application server, enterprise service bus (ESB), database, identity server, governance registry, business process manager, portal server and more.

“The cloud is a compelling platform for enabling enterprises to combine the agility they’ve gained by employing SOAs and composite applications with an extended reach and greater cost efficiencies,” said Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, WSO2 founder and CEO. “At WSO2, we’re delivering on this promise by providing the only truly open and complete PaaS available today with our WSO2 StratosLive middleware PaaS and WSO2 Stratos 1.5 cloud middleware platform. Our open standards approach, based on a common set of open source code, gives developers the flexibility to deploy wherever they need today and in the future, whether it’s on-premise or in private or public clouds.”

WSO2’s unique approach allows developers to migrate their applications and services smoothly and safely between on-premise servers, a private PaaS, a public PaaS, and hybrid cloud environments—providing unprecedented deployment flexibility. It also means customers of WSO2 StratosLive and WSO2 Stratos know that they are running their applications on the same code-base that handles more than one billion transactions per day at a leading online retailer.

 In other company news, TMCnet reported that WSO2 has raised $6.5 million in growth financing round was led by Quest Software, Inc. and joined by existing investor Intel (News - Alert) Capital.

Mandira Srivastava is a TMCnet contributor. She works as a full-time writer, ghostwriter and blogger, and has more than two years of experience in print and Web media. She has also worked on company brochures, website content and product descriptions, as well as proofreading and editing content. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves

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