internetnews.com: Red Hat, Sun Spark Middleware Turf War
Aug 04, 2004, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Singer)
"Red Hat and Sun Microsystems have been trading verbal barbs of
late. But, using each other's strengths and strategies, they're
preparing to duke it out in the middleware sector.
"Red Hat announced Red Hat Application Server, its first
Java-compatible server, at LinuxWorld Monday. The company said it
would test the server to ensure interoperability with other J2EE
application platforms from partners like BEA Systems, IBM, and
"'We have decided to take a collaborative approach to software
development and not to take an antagonistic stance,' Red Hat's
President and CEO Matthew Szulik said during the event.