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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 link. ]

"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..."

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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 loser...

"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 JBoss...'"

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