Middleware Hire

Oct 30, 2007 (LBO) – WSO2, the open source middleware company, has hired software engineer Glen Daniels as director of Java platforms, a company statement said. Daniels, recently named a vice president of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), will be responsible for the general technical direction and architectural consistency of all WSO2 Java products.

œWSO2 is a hugely exciting place to be right now, the statement quoted Daniels as saying.

œI look forward to bringing the power and flexibility of our existing open source service-oriented architecture solutions to a broader audience, and working with the team to deliver on the cool new stuff that we’ve got up our sleeves.”

WSO2 is an open source middleware company of web services professionals and members of the Apache Software Foundation Web services community.

The company is backed by Intel Capital and maintains operations in the United States, United Kingdom and Sri Lanka.

Daniels has co-authored two editions of œBuilding Web Services with Java, an award-winning book providing practical guidance on all aspects of Web services.

He also regularly speaks at Web ser