Iona Pairs With JBoss, Is Match a Good Thing?
Nov 13, 2003, 18:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Loney, Peter Williams)
ZDNet UK: Iona Ditches App Server for Open-Source JBoss
[ Thanks to Matt for this
"Iona has ditched its proprietary J2EE application server in
favour of open-source software from JBoss Group. The deal, which
will see Iona focus its development efforts on its other
integration products, is the latest example of the increasing
adoption of open-source software in application-server software,
and a move of that software to commodity status.
"Iona and JBoss will collaborate to offer consulting, training,
and support for the JBoss application server, which has over four
million downloads, the companies said..."
VNUnet: JBoss a Likely Loser from Iona Alliance
"The strategic alliance announced between open source Java
application server provider JBoss Group and IT integration company
Iona Technologies may not prove productive, with JBoss the bigger
"But Gary Barnett, principal analyst at Ovum, told
vnunet.com: 'Iona has little or no credibility as a
commercial application server vendor. It will bring very little to