The team consists of four active developers and other contributors sponsored by Sri Lankan software companies. Development is done at the LSF (Lanka Software Foundation) which, launched the Axis C++ effort.
More information can be found in the docs. It requires XercesC and Apache under Linux. Glancing at the docs, it looks like it will have the ability to generate wrappers from a WSDL file using WSDL2WS. It also looks like it builds under MSVC++ under Windows, rather than your typical Cygwin port.
Who will be the first to throw out some benchmarks?