SD Times: JBoss Goes Corporate For Credibility

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

“A US$10 million infusion of investment capital last month will
help JBoss Group LLC become JBoss Inc., a ‘next-generation
open-source company’ that seeks to grow its community of developers
while it releases products it can profit from, according to founder
and chief executive officer Marc Fleury.

“In an exclusive interview with SD Times, Fleury said the round
of funding, led by former SilverStream founder David Skok’s Matrix
Ventures, will enable JBoss to make financial offers to programmers
within the community. Skok has been named to the board of
directors, and Bob Bickel, former general manager of
Hewlett-Packard’s middleware division, has been brought in as vice
president of strategy and corporate development…”


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