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LinuxPlanet: JBoss' Open Source Plans

Mar 18, 2004, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"Fueled by a $10 million injection of investment capital, JBoss plans to keep offering its J2EE application server and other open source software for free.

"At the same time, JBoss and partners such as Iona and Unisys are now charging financial institutions, government agencies, and other enterprises for professional services, according to JBoss Founder and CEO Marc Fleury.

"Fleury sees JBoss's emerging software/services business model as 'complementary' to those of other evolving open source players, particularly Novell. JBoss is also in hiring mode, but only for certain sorts of 'professional developers...'"

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