Silicon100 2017

Open Technology for Agile Digital Business: WSO2

thesiliconreview-wso2-logo-2017Today, enterprises need to go beyond just improving customer, partner, and stakeholder experiences and also transform internal operations to become an agile, competitive business. WSO2 simplifies the core problems of enterprises undergoing digital transformation with its highly scalable and innovation practice driven technology platform. WSO2 solutions give enterprises the flexibility to deploy applications and services on-premises, on private or public clouds, or in hybrid environments and easily migrate between them as needed. And because all of the products are pre-integrated, enterprises can focus on value-added services and get to market faster. Today, our customers span across healthcare, finance, retail, manufacturing, telecoms and other industries worldwide. And we help them build competitor-eclipsing, company-advancing capabilities in record time.

The WSO2 culture is strong; one of radical reliance on open source principles of transparency, meritocracy, and individual responsibility. We work hard; constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation, and we play hard, with many companywide sporting events, celebrations, and charitable work.

WSO2 Products - Enabling Digital Innovation

Our products support the agility and innovation you need for a successful digital business. Designed to serve as the core of your digital transformation journey, all our products are 100% open source, easy to assemble with other components, and work seamlessly with each other as a single cohesive platform. WSO2’s open source software gives you the ability and flexibility to re-compose code or make changes and additions to meet your specific requirements as they evolve. It enables enterprises to build on your work, fostering team agility and the superior integration of applications.

API Management- API Manager

WSO2 API Manager is a 100% open source enterprise-class solution that supports API publishing, lifecycle management, application development, access control, rate limiting and analytics in one cleanly integrated system. Allows you to create APIs and publish them through the API publisher. Role-based access control clearly separates the API developers (creators) from API publishers (who hold the responsibility to make an API publicly available. APIs can be documented, tagged, categorized, and tested from the API Store itself. Leverages the OAuth specification and supports common grant types such as client credentials, code, password, implicit, Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA) allowing APIs to be used by different types of Applications.

Internet of Things

-Enterprise mobile and application management for greater productivity and efficiency

WSO2 IoT Server enables device manufacturers and enterprises to connect and manage their devices, manage apps, secure devices and data, and visualize sensor data in a scalable manner. It also offers a complete and secure enterprise mobility management (EMM/MDM) solution. Provide policy-driven device management by enabling compliance monitoring for applied policies, role-based access control. It provides Provision/de-provision apps to multiple enrolled devices per user and to enrolled devices based on roles. Adopt managed APIs to perform administrative functions.

Identity and Access management

Secure your digital business by connecting and managing multiple identities. WSO2 Identity Server efficiently undertakes the complex task of identity management across enterprise applications, services and APIs. It draws on the strengths of the most widely used standards and offers a platform-agnostic approach that allows enterprise architects to implement a uniform security layer upon existing assets across their digital business.


WSO2 Integration brings digital transformation into a single package for connecting enterprise systems and data. WSO2 Enterprise Integrator 6.1.1 is a powerful, 100% open source enterprise service bus. It mediates and transforms data between legacy systems, SaaS applications, services, and APIs, providing the fundamental capabilities of a connected SOA architecture. This release brings together functionality previously encapsulated in the WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus, WSO2 Message Broker, WSO2 Application Server, WSO2 Data Services Server and WSO2 Business Process Server.

Smart Analytics

Analyze data in motion to gain the business intelligence you need for digital transformation. WSO2 Data Analytics Server is a powerful open source analytics product that analyzes data streams in real time. It allows you to understand events, map their impacts, identify patterns and react within milliseconds. Use built-in dashboard tools, the ability to record events and the ability to track operational metrics to create powerful visualizations for monitoring and management. IoT constructs generate massive amounts of data, requiring analysis and filtering at the gateway level. Leverage WSO2 Data Analytics Server's lightweight nature to power efficient IoT deployments.

WSO2 Cloud Overview – Device Cloud

Our Cloud solutions empower enterprises with the agility needed to support digital business initiatives and rapidly adapt to evolving market conditions. Run the same 100% open source WSO2 products on the cloud, where you can take advantage of self-provisioning to get up and running quickly, or easily scale up or down as required.

WSO2 Device Cloud incorporates functionality from WSO2 IoT Server, the comprehensive software that provides all the features needed to start building an enterprise-grade solution—based on IoT, mobile or both. WSO2 Device Cloud is a hosted solution so requires no local deployment. Either enroll the corporate devices centrally or invite your users to self-enroll.

Meet the Leader

Sanjiva Weerawarana Ph. D, Founder, CEO & Chief Architect : WSO2 was founded by Sanjiva in 2005 with a vision to reinvent the way enterprise middleware is developed, sold, delivered and supported through an open source model. Prior to starting WSO2, Sanjiva worked for nearly eight years in IBM Research, where he focused on innovations in middleware and emerging industry standards. At IBM, he was one of the founders of the Web services platform, and he co-authored many Web services specifications, including WSDL, BPEL4WS, WS-Addressing, WS-RF and WS-Eventing. In recognition for his company-wide technical leadership, Sanjiva was elected to the IBM Academy of Technology in 2003. Sanjiva also has been committed to open source development for many years.

“WSO2 simplifies the core problems of enterprises undergoing digital transformation with its highly scalable and innovation practice driven technology platform”