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CNET News: Red Hat Ponders New JBoss Strategy

Nov 17, 2006, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"In an effort to increase revenue from its JBoss server software, Red Hat is contemplating splitting the product into two versions--a free, unsupported product and a subscription-based supported one.

"Currently, there is a single version of JBoss, and Red Hat has sold support for it since acquiring the company behind it in April. But Chief Financial Officer Charlie Peters, speaking at a UBS financial conference Tuesday, said that the company is considering applying the two-version formula it used to profit from Linux..."

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