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WSO2: what is it and what solutions does it offer?

31st August 2017

Well known by professional developers who take advantage of SOA (software-oriented architectures), WSO2 is a company that develops Open Source applications. Founded by expert software developer, CEO and Chief Architect of the company Sanjiva Weerawarana, WSO2 is also an enterprise platform that, in addition to offering total integration, allows companies using it to create, integrate, manage, protect and analyze their APIs, applications and web services. WSO2 also offers IoT and Cloud solutions.

Diverse solutions tailored to every need

WSO2 offers advanced solutions tailored to current needs of companies in different markets. This Open Source company is aware that today companies need to go one step further in regard to the experience they offer their customers and target audiences. In addition, they need to be capable of transforming their systems in order to achieve a greater agility and be more competitive. Which is why their technological platform, oriented toward innovation and the provision of scalable solutions, resolves the core issues of companies that find themselves in the heat of digital transformation.

WSO2 products are designed to provide the necessary innovation and agility for the web of systems of a business to be efficient. All products have been designed with the purpose of accompanying the digital transformation and are 100% open source. Furthermore, they stand out due to their compatibility with other components thanks to the extensive use of open communication standards and work perfectly well with each other as a single platform. The most important sets of products are as follows:

· API Management

Enables to build a digital base for the development and management of external and internal APIs, as well as increase internal agility by rapidly generating digital assets. Takes advantage of the prior digital structure and protects it from possible external threats. It also fosters an outstanding user experience for customers and encourages data-based decision making.

· Integration

WSO2 has a platform to enable a digital business which uses ‘micro-services’ and ‘micro-integrations’, facilitating connections among several digital assets of the company and its business partners in a simple manner. Optimizes processes and reduces costs, takes advantage of cost savings provided by the cloud, seizes innovations allowing the creation of new digital assets and integrates legacy systems. In summary, is enables the setup of a business that adapts with agility to changing circumstances.

· Login and access management

WSO2 Identity Server makes it possible to manage the identity, security and privacy of a digital business. Logins may be performed from different locations in order to increase employee productivity. The user experience is also improved and all aspects of the brand are safeguarded. This WSO2 product facilitates the integration of all identity management and access security to the company’s digital assets.

· Analytics

WSO2 Data Analytics Server allows the use of information regarding business operations with real-time data – always smart and processable. Data are monitored, analyzed and changes are detected under diverse circumstances. Thanks to the geolocation and contextual data, the user enjoys a better experience. Another key feature is that it expands the solutions in order to analyze past and present processes, with the purpose of improving them for the future. It also offers the opportunity to create new sources of income through digital products.

· IoT

Mobile devices an all types of items may be integrated to the digital business. Employees’ devices are managed and kept safe, and information assets are also protected. A platform such as WSO2 IoT Server connects people, devices and applications.

Agile technical support led by experts

WSO2’s business model is based on the support of companies from the initial evaluation of various projects up to their development and deployment. Which is why it has an agile technical support and experts on the other side of the line 24/7. Companies in industries as varied as finance, healthcare, telecommunications, manufacturing or retail, among many others, put their trust in WSO2’s solutions.